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  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • East Lansing
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Tell me about [insert AMCAS activity here]." Report Response

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

"What do you think medical school will be like?" Report Response

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

"What do you think are some of the difficulties that you will face in a medical career?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are three qualities that as a patient, you would look for in a physician? (This was interesting because we had a whole conversation about this afterward; like I said, the interviewers are so nice!)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really, they were all straight-forward." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, re-read PS and essays, practiced" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"1) Combination between lectures and PBL is great, exactly what I'm looking for. 2) Student body is very friendly and there seems like a lot of camaraderie. 3) A lot of research opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Gross Anatomy is prosection only, but there is a dissection elective you can take (especially if you are interested in a surgical specialty)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That if you drive on a road where the train passes by, it can take FOREVER to get across if there is a train there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You have two interviews during the day, 30 minutes each. Each interview is one-on-one with either a student or faculty member (one interview you will have a student and one interview you will have a faculty member). It is very relaxed, much more than I thought it would be, because the interviewers are so personable and really interested in getting to know you, not trying to stump you with questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

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?

09/21/2010

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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