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  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Ann Arbor
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"MD Interview: Why medicine? Why Michigan? (Had to spend extra time convincing interviewer because I grew up in Ann Arbor and went to college here too!) Tell me about "insert extracurricular here"." Report Response

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

"Student Interview: Why medicine? Why Michigan? Tell me about "insert extracurricular here". What would you do if you couldn't practice medicine? Summarize/update research publications progress (not questions about the research itself)." Report Response

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

"Faculty/MD Interview:Why medicine? Why Michigan? Asked a lot about my public health research experiences b/c he was also involved in public health. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Got into a really interesting discussion about my interview's career choices in public health & research and my global health experiences." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Michigan - the defense of why i should stay in ann arbor another 4 years." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, interview practice with housemates & career center, amcas review" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How candid, happy, and confident the med students are. One of my interviewers followed up on one of my questions and emailed later in the day with more info." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"All positive! Michigan is awesome!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They give you a Umich Med tote with info materials, so I looked a little silly carrying two bags around all day. Girls - try to pack less." 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?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

walked.

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

My apartment :)

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/11/2009

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?

9 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?

10 out of 10

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