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  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Detroit
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What 5 words would your friend use to describe you? What words would you use to describe yourself?" Report Response

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

"What was your ACT/SAT score? Tell me why you moved out of state after your undergraduate career." Report Response

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

"Tell us about your research. Is there anything that we have not covered that you would like us to know?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain to me the research that you are involved in." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What one sentence would you like us to relay to the admissions committee" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over primary and secondary essays, researched the 23 possible interviewers for a little background info, read the wayne website, coached by a consultant who specializes in interview skills, asked family and friends to ask me potential essay questions and I practiced answering them." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Usually interviews at this school are one on one, however, a second year student was sitting in on the interview for training purposes. It was nice to ask the student specific questions about his experience at the school...he was very honest. Also, the physician who interviewed me was extremely friendly and talkative." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour...because I work at the hospitals attatched to the med-school, I knew most of what she was showing. I would have liked a more in depth tour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"About 60% of the students granted an interview end up getting an offer." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a wonderful experience. At first I was nervous, but after we got talking it was a breeze! Advice, always present with a firm handshake...I could tell they noticed that I had one." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/14/2003

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