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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?

10 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe (insert work/activity from your primary app)" Report Response

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

"How do your parents like medicine (they're both docs)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I write about college football so I got a couple questions about whether I'd root for michigan football." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Not really that tough but how would you improve healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read ethics, health policy, reviewed research, read SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The laid back atmosphere, easy going interviewers, good mix of clinical and research" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviwers had read the primary app but never brought up my research, but I guess there was only so much time" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"tied for 3rd in residency rankings" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"VERY laid back- just be yourself in the interviews. If you're more serious, don't force it with awkward jokes. I'm more laid back so I was able to joke around and I think overall it went smoothly." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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