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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?

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)?

"How have you dealt with failure?" Report Response

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

"What kinds of books do you read?" Report Response

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

"What do your parents do for a living?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What nationality is your last name? (Turns out my last name was a common one in my interviewer's home country--this led to a very nice, non-medical conversation.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read NY Times Healthcare-related articles, read this website, went over practice questions, reviewed my application material and Wayne State material" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The broad range of clinical experiences you'd get in an inner city hospital; How nice that area of Detroit was. How they gave me a coupon for a free drink in the cafeteria while I waited." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The complete lack of information given to you at interview day. All you do is have one interview and take a tour with students. No curriculum presentation, nothing on financial aid." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing comes to mind..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think the interview went really well. My interviewer basically said I wouldn't have any trouble getting in, which was nice to hear, especially since Wayne State was one of my top choices." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2003

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