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  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Ann Arbor
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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Who are 2 or 3 of your mentors?" 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)?

"Were locals receptive to what you were trying to do in the Peace Corps?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How accurate is Apollo 13? (I used to work for the space program)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You mention you felt helpless in the Peace Corps being just a health education volunteer. But sometimes you are helpless as a doc, as well, when a patient has a terminal illness. How will you deal with that?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read my app, SDN, previous interviews, read up on health care" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The caliber of both current and prospective students, that they're ranked #3 by residency directors, the friendliness of all the admissions staff--even the dean, that you're given a free PDA for keeps along w/ 1 yr free subscription to ePocrates, " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"For me, Ann Arbor is a small town and I kind of felt trapped--not sure I could live there for 4 years. Also, the schedule is really flexible, which for me is bad because I prefer more structure and solid deadlines." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The Library B&B is a great place, but further from the school than I exected--I took a cab which was only $6." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"An early morning (7:30!) with free breakfast, demonstration of computer resource center, a break, interviews, lunch, then a tour." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

DTW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Library B&B

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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