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  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Detroit
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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"what did you do in this particular group/student organization?" Report Response

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

"why would you like to come to wayne in particular?" Report Response

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

"what specialty of medicine are you considering?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"when you worked at the psych ER, did you work with any patients who were like you (students)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"something specific about my research, which i hadn't thought in the general terms about how to define a certain field and what it is for." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN forums, school website, went over details of my own research, familiar with own application, extracurriculars, etc. prepared a binder of stufff." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how well the interviewer had read through my file, that she was enthusiastic about interviewing me and getting to know me, that number of hospitals around the area, and that there is an underground tunnel." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"it seems like the students are a pretty mixed crowd from those who you wonder why they were let in, to those who are serious about medicine. seems like you need to be careful who you hang around. also no one was terribly enthusiastic about being there. also, seems like there is a lack of study areas, ie the library is out of commission, the lab rooms are white and ''lab''-y, though i'm sure you get used to studying there after a while." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"umm.. wear comfortable shoes?" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"pretty good overall. low stress. interviewer was enthusiastic about knowing me, and the interview felt pretty conversational once she had gotten some answers from me that seemed sufficient." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/09/2008

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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