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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Please explain your poor academic performance in college during your first two years." Report Response

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

"Why are you conducting this research? What type of cancer is your research linked to? What cells did you get your protein from? (More specific questions also dealing with the background and methods of my research)" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Most of the questions dealt specifically with my academic record and extracurricular experiences. The questions were pretty standard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I interviewed with a faculty member from the same field I was doing research in. He asked some pretty thorough questions about my research experience. Know your research well." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my AMCAS application, spoke to current students, read SDN interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The visit was pretty laid back. The student population was very diverse, and the students I met were very friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities are a little old, and the cafeteria sucks. Student tour guides didn't seem too excited to be there." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How short it would be! The whole interview, lunch, and tour took about 2 hours." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Solid interview. Very laid back. Asked questions only relating to my AMCAS application. Should have known the background of my research a little better because I was paired with an interviewer from the same field." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/03/2005

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