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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"Why Medicine? Why Michigan? (Asked by all three interviewers)" Report Response

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

"What is your strongest point? What is your weakest point? (Asked by two interviewers)" Report Response

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

"How have you demonstrated leadership skills?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing out of the ordinary." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My interviewer asked about my parents occupations and upon learning that my dad was an optometrist asked how that influenced me to go into medicine. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS/Secondary Application, practiced interview questions listed here" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Both the faculty and the students are extremely enthusiastic about the school. The school also seems to really encourage students to have a life outside of medical school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Be prepared to wake up really early. During the morning my adrenaline was up for the interviews but by the afternoon tour I was completely exhausted. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Like everyone else here has said, be prepared to have a conversation with your interviewer. The interviewers and admission staff will do everything possible to make you feel comfortable all day. At least in my experience there were no strange questions so really concentrate on having a good answer to the typical interview questions." 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?

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?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/19/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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