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  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Ann Arbor
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What are some challenges in medicine that you saw in your shadowing or volunteer experiences?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too interesting, mostly just about my background, this interview was very conversational so I had to steer it towards my strong 'selling points'" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You say that you're interested in primary care and the underserved, and you're from Washington. I'm sure that you'll get into UW which is great in those fields, so why do you want to attend Michigan?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, read own app, SD interview feedback, Michigan website and promotional materials; Bodenheimer Health Policy book and U of Wash. bioethics website (both of which were not useful at all for this interview) " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"enthusiasm of the students, social life, flextime exams (they get the entire weekend to take a weekly quiz whenever they want), the school pride and the inviting atmosphere, how cool all the interviewers were and all the students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Ann Arbor is kind of out there and even though it was 88 degrees out when I was there, it snows for 5 months out of the year" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That if Michigan is not playing a good team on the weekend, you could easily score tickets to the game, I wished I stayed on Saturday! Also, that I should not have lost a minute of sleep over this interview because it was not stressful at all." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Michigan does an amazing job selling itself every step of the way, the culture of the school and even the admissions process is very welcoming and refreshing compared to other schools. The three thirty minute interviews are in two shifts in the morning, they tell you who your interviewers are in the morning. Their health sciences campus is very large so you might need help getting to the right place. There's also a very entertaining e-mail that you get if you're accepted. Good luck!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


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?


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


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Microtel Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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