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  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Detroit
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

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?

6 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)?

"What do you think of Detroit?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any clinical experience?" Report Response

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

"What do your parents do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do your parents do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Wayne State? (I am an international student)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read medical ethics books, read interview feedback from this school, re-read AMCAS and suppl. application, researched school extensively" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students who gave us our tour were great. They were enthusiastic, but honest - not afraid to tell us about the school's weak points. I really connected with them, and I thought they were great people - makes me think this school turns out good doctors who can relate to others." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities of Scott Hall were much less than impressive - kinda dark and depressing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. I guess it would be better to know who is interviewing you ahead of time so you can research them, but they do not allow this..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty relaxed, but I was anticipating some questions and thought I had strong answers. So when I didn't get asked the standard questions like "Why do you want to go to med school" I worry that I didn't get my full opportunity to shine... However, I think my interview questions were different than most b/c I am an international student." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

DTW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Greenfield Inn - Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/09/2006

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?

1 out of 10

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