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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?

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 Michigan?" Report Response

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

"What is the biggest accomplishment you've made?" Report Response

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

"If you've had no shadowing experience, that begs the question, are you really sure that you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever heard the song, "Alice's Restaurant" by (...) Guthrie?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The one about shadowing. I felt like I got punched in the face." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview questions, perused school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview day structure, the students, the school layout, the curriculum, ...everything! I want to go here! Also, my third interview was an alumnus and the sweetest old man I've ever met. He clearly loves his school since he's doing it for free. They're so wonderful--hope that you get an alumni interviewer." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. The school seems like a wonderful place to be. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That you can and should relax!! It really is a means of you and the school assessing each other, not them trying to make you jump hurdles." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Michigan oh Michigan...please let me in." 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?

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?

< $100

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None...they were wonderful! Everything was well-planned and they really make you feel like you belon" Report Response

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