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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why UMich?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about this experience (referring to an experience listed in my AMCAS)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Looking at your application you are interested in population research...how do you feel about 4 years of one-on-one clinical experience (i.e. won't you get bored, etc.)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were difficult in the sense that they were tricky...all the questions required common sense and thought." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, UMich website (read up on what kind of research they are interested in by looking at recent research grants they received, research departments and centers that are opening, and other such trends), looking over my secondary app. to UMich and my AMCAS app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location of the admissions office (it's immediately in front of you as you enter the building); the admissions staff (they escort you from the second you enter the building and through out the day so you don't have to worry about getting lost); the friendliness of the interviewers (they were very conversational and easy to befriend)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very friendly. In addition to friendly admissions staff, the interviewers were very amiable. I had 3 back-to-back 30 minute interviews. All the interviewers were easy to connect with, but the back-to-back format left my second interviewer a bit unprepared (he had an interview right before mine) and he spent some time trying to remember my AMCAS app." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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