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  • University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Duluth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What was the most valuable part of your shadowing experience?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What do you think the social life of a rural family physician is like? Do you really think you'll be able to be friends with your patients/have friends in the community?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"What should I tell the admissions committee to convince them to admit you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How high are your heels/why did you wear those shoes? (I was wearing stiletos)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you improve the healthcare system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my supplemental and AMCAS applications, used this site, did research on health care reform, had help from friend already in the UMD Med School" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very friendly staff and completely dedicated to rural family medicine" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. I love this school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Really do your research on health care reform and be prepared with an educated answer to what change you want to see. You will almost certainly get asked about it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is exactly what I want. It's small and gives the community atmosphere that I'm looking for. Very friendly staff" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/08/2010

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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