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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"What did you do in high school (extracurriculars)?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about ____ experience you have had in the health care setting. " Report Response

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

"If you couldn't be a physician, what would you do instead and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If for some reason you coudn't practice medicine, what would you do instead?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above, so as you can see there weren't any really difficult questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews with friends, reading up on current events/problems in health care, reading over AMCAS and secondary app. I really didn't need to do any of this besides going over the applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was wonderful! My interviewer instantly made me feel comfortable, the interview was conversational, and my tour guides were helpful and friendly. Also, I was able to sit in on a dermatology class and all the students were very welcoming and enthusiastic. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Mainly just the area around the school. Detroit is a little scary." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I shouldn't have been nervous! There was really nothing to worry about. There were no difficult questions during the interview, and the interviewer seemed like she just wanted to get to know me better. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great, low-stress interview with a very nice interviewer. She answered all of my questions, and when I asked a question she didn't know the answer to, she asked someone else on the admissions staff. Everyone I talked to was very friendly, and the students seemed truly happy to be there. Overally it was a great interview experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/25/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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