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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?

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)?

"An M2: What did you do at the free clinic? Did you discover anything interesting from your research? What do you do for fun? You're OOS...why Michigan? Why surgery? Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

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

"An M4: Why not MD/PhD? What do you do for fun? Why surgery? Any questions for me? A casual conversation about clinical research, away rotations, the flexibility of the M4 year, etc. " Report Response

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

"A urological oncologist. How did you get involved in shadowing? Why surgery? Why Michigan? What are you looking for in a school? A casual conversation about surgery/surgical training. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing out of the ordinary." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any questions for me? (For the 3rd time) I didn't have any more questions at that point, so I just re-capped the qualities about Michigan that I liked, and the things I learned from the questions I asked my 1st two interviewers. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my application, Michigan's website, interview feedback page. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of admissions staff and students. Flexibility of curriculum. Research opportunities available. Breakfast & lunch. Facilities. Online pathology/histology. Recorded lectures. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weekly flextime quizzes have to be taken at a computer on campus. The large class size: anatomy groups are split up so you only do 50% of the dissections. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My comfortable walking shoes were not comfortable enough. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Sat in on some classes the day before. Went out to dinner with M1's and other applicants the night before. In general, I could see myself here. " 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

DTW

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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