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  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Ann Arbor
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Why do you want to go to Michigan?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"How have your health conditions affected your decision to pursue medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How has your father's career (business) affected your decision to pursue medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What challenges do you think you will face as a physician due to health care reform?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, looked over my AMCAS and secondary, browsed the admissions website, talked to current medical students at UM, talked to faculty and former admissions committee members" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The medical students were very friendly and happy, none of them had any complaints about the medical school. Everyone in the admissions office were friendly and approachable. The interviewers all tried to make the experience as low-stress as possible. The simulation lab was pretty cool too." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. After this interview, I REALLY want to go to michigan" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, I felt very prepared for everything that happened on my interview day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was an awesome experience. I never thought I would refer to an interview day as being fun but it was. Every person did their best to make the applicants feel at ease, so there's no reason to stress out about this interview. Make sure you know what is on your application and make sure you know the answer to the questions "Why medicine" and "why michigan" and as long as you know all of that you will be prepared for the interview. This is absolutely my #1 choice because of how much the interview day impressed me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

09/16/2011

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?

7 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep being awesome" Report Response

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