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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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 Michigan? What will you bring to Michigan?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any specific questions about the Family Centered Experience I could answer? (I expressed interest in it and my interviewer was one of the faculty leaders of the program)" Report Response

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

"Are you interested in any specific fields of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really. All three interviews were conversational." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think will be the biggest challenge for you in Medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read health articles in NYT and read the University of Washington's ethics website, wrote out answers to questions I thought up" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly admissions staff and students. The whole admissions process is the most clear and easy to follow that I have experienced. They said, "You will know our decision Dec. 1 between 2-5pm EST. So that aspect was great" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students basically said that only about 30% of people ever went to class. It is nice that the online lectures make that possible but it doesn't seem like a great way to see your classmates" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think both the applicants, students, and admission staff were friendly, open, and seemed like fun people. i could definitely see myself going here." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2008

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?

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?

8 out of 10

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