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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?

9 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? Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Asked about my activities during my year off." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Wasn't a particular question, but I had a great conversation about health policy with one of my interviewers (don't worry. I was asked because it's one of my interests)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In your clinical experiences, what did you discover or learn about medicine that surprised you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through SDN, secondaries, UMich website, asked current med students questions, online chat" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff was amazing. They really go out of your way to sell the school to you and even though the interview day is large, you never feel like you've been lost in the crowd. Things feel personalized, and the students seem , helpful, and enthusiastic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Ann Arbor is a great small town with spunk, but it is nevertheless a small town." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You can set up a shuttle between the airport and the school/hotel before. Definitely research this option. The cab from the airport to my hotel was expensive!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"U of M is a fantastic school. I am enamored with everything about it except a little bit about the location. Almost all if not all of its graduate programs are in the top 10, in case you want to pursue studies outside of medicine-- and a top public health school. It's ranked top 5 by residency directors. There are tons of global research opps. The city during games days is electric. And to top it off, they try to make your interview day relaxed and calm." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

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?

Red Roof Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2007

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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