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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)?

"How are you going to handle the sad parts of medicine, i.e. - a patient's death?" 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 you progressed from an interest in science to wanting to go to medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Some situational questions - not ethics per se, more "How would you react to..." (Sorry, I was specifically asked not to repeat the question.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Other than knowledge, what do you think are some of the most important skills/qualities for a doctor to have?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed their application materials, stayed w/ a student host who answered alot of my questions and talked about the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were new and very nice, the students and staff seemed friendly, and the area of town the school was in is clean and safe" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"When asked about how well students do in their residency placements, my interviewer said, "Well, if you want to stay in the midwest you shouldn't have any problems..." He didn't seem very confident about the school's ability to place students in top/competitive residencies." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school isn't in downtown Milwaukee, but actually in a suburb called Wauwatosa (sp). Peaceful, but still an easy drive to the city. Also, the cost of living is much lower than I had expected, especially compared to some other schools I'd been to." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They had a welcome/social hour thing on Thursday night for the students staying with a host. We had lunch in the cafeteria before the formal day started. The whole group was split into two, I had my interviews first, followed by a tour of the school. Once everyone was done, we had a brief financial aid presentation. The formal part lasted from 12:30 until about 4:30. " Report Response

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