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  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Milwaukee
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


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 enter that area of medicine?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything interesting from your application, you would like to talk about (first question asked)?" Report Response

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

"If you are not accepted into medical school this year, what will you do? What if you are never accepted, what will you do? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were stranded in the most isolated part of Mexico (where I studied abroad the summer before), what three things would you bring with you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""What do you think about P/NP medical programs? I think they make medical students lazy. I know I worked over 80 hours per week outside of class during my first year." (I like them, but my interview was obviously heavily anti-P/NP)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Same thing I did for other schools. I looked over the school catalogs, reread my AMCAS application (MCW doesn't really have a secondary), and added questions specfic to MCW to my list of questiosn that I ask interviewers at every school. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How new everything was and how friendly most of the students (except for my student interviewer) and faculty were. The low cost of living in Milwaukee." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My student interviewer--he picked everything--his eyes, his ears, probably his nose--during our interviewer. I wasn't sure if he was going to fall asleep on me. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How nice the school is!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really grateful that I had a pleasant faculty interview after the student one and that I had made an effort to talk with other students while there. I think if I had only talked with my student interviewer, I would have just left MCW with a distorted view of the school." Report Response

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