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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?

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)?

"She asked about specific non-science courses on my transcript. (She went through my transcript and just picked out a few classes that we small-taked about.) " Report Response

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

"How did I study/prepare for the MCAT? " Report Response

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

"Why Wayne State? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is a typical day like for your parents?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you like me to convey to the admissions committee on your behalf? (Not really a hard question, but out of all of the questions, it was the most difficult.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, participated in a mock interview, had conversations with health care and non-health care people about "hot" medical issues (e.g., stem cell, insurance, etc.)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical opportunities, opportunities to volunteer, opportunities to go abroad, professors only responsbility is to teach - they don't have clinic or research commitments, many student support services, etc. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really...." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How stress-free the interview would be! I spent too much energy stressing about it! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a 30 min tour which was led by two 1st year students. They were very informative and had a good sense of humor! We then went to the cafeteria where they ate, but I didn't. (They give you a voucher for lunch, but I just used mine for water.) I then had a 60 min interview with someone from the Office of Student Affairs. She was super friendly and very laid-back!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2005

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