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  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Miami
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"He asked me to explain certain statements in my application, for example: I think a degree in public health will make me a more-well rounded physician....he asked how?" Report Response

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

"He asked a lot of specific things about my application....about my anthropology research, about volunteering, etc. I can't remember the specfiic questions" Report Response

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

"Why U of Miami?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You said you saw teaching as applying to a career in medicine...how? ...i responded about how senior residents learn from junior residents, etc. and how we teach patients" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"He asked me about a reckless driving charge I had for unsafe speed.....he asked me how I had changed since that......I told him that I used cruise control and asked my boyfriend to drive me when I'm late" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read up on the school (wikipedia, their website), read these" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities and resources....even the gym had really high ceilings with everything brand-spanking new!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I guess after I went to their other campus they told us that even though you get a TON of clinical exposure in your 4 yrs at Miller, they are such huge teaching hospitals that teh likelihood you will actually DO much isn't that high because there are residents and interns on your teams too.....but still seemed REALLY REALLY impressive, this was a very minor thing, and you can always do away rotations" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the residency process is just like applying to med school.....sigh. but honestly, not much.....be careful ordering a cab, i would order it WAY ahead of time" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great school" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MIA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

No Response

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

marroitt courtyard airport south

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Dec 5 and 6 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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 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?

"Making the secondary easier to edit- it was pretty low-tech" Report Response

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