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  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Detroit
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Tell me about your family " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your college years/research " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical experience" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you deal with difficult patients? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Wayne State? (follow up)...no, really, why would you come here over the other places that you just told me you visited (this was done in a friendly tone though) " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reread applications, read up about current issues in medical ethics and policies, reviewed research stuff " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"extensive network of on site hospitals connected to medical school for training, school had the infrastructure to deal with large class size, school was actually in a decent area of Detroit " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the rest of Detroit, only some research on campus (good myelin disease research though), rather inflexible curriculum, weird grading system that is sort of like standardized test (absolute scaled scores that help them rank), huge class size, students didn't seem enthusiastic" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Detroit is a ghost town, don't bother to allow extra time to see the city like I did if you are interviewing with someone in hospitals, they may be late and getting paged constantly during your interview (admissions office, please note this is not cool) " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great school for clinical training, not so much for research, they're looking for students heavily involved in the community The interview proceeded in a predictable chronological format of life experiences-very low stress " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Detroit

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/08/2008

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 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?

1 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"online application please. tour was too minimal, show us more than a conference rooms & lecture hall" Report Response

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