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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Why not an MBA instead of an MD?" Report Response

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

"Questions from personal statement?" Report Response

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

"What made you interested in the sciences?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A specific question from my personal statement, applied in a different way than I originally wrote it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not an MBA, it would be a lot quicker and easier?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read Wayne's website, browsed other's feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very laid back vibe. Extremely friendly students. Helpful admissions staff - fact that they have a phone number you can call to find out your admissions status." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Detroit is a bit run down. The school's location isn't unsafe, but not exactly where you would want to live either. Since Detroit does not have much of a mass transit system, most students live in the suburbs and drive in. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I should have been more prepared for the interview - studied my personal statement closer, thought more about my own desires." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very laid back, and the interviewer very friendly. I fumbled a little bit when asked about my intentions - I knew them, but couldn't quite verbalize them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Travelodge - Royal Oak

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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