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  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Detroit
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

I saw about 10. but I'm not sure. Wayne's interview is a bit different. Some interview in morning session, some in afternoon session but not everyone comes to tour. So not sure of total count.

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)?

"They asked me about my research I was doing this past year. They asked about what I would get out of it besides me thesis. Or rather what I did get out of it. They asked about my most meaningful volunteer experience. They asked about why I hadn't volunteered in a hospital in a couple of years. Asked about my MA program to some degree Asked about my greatest accomplishment" Report Response

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

"why medicine" Report Response

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

"Why wayne state" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing uber interesting or difficult. Pretty much simple stuff about application." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview feedback. Mock interview with a friend. Voice record mock interview system through career center" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Strong clinical facilities, cultural life. multiple busy hospitals in the area around the school. VA hospital, children's hospital, few others. Close to Ann arbor where the more well known UMich is. Nice and friendly admissions staff and interviewer and tour guides. All people I met were friendly. even the interviewees were friendly and cool. most of them were out of staters like me from cali and new york and elsewhere." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Kinda old and dingy after seeing UCF's state of the art newer facilities. weren't able to see any of the study rooms or go inside gross anat labs like at UCF and see a lot of things on the tour that we were able to see in more depth at UCF. But on the bright side they offered to let me sit in on a lecture to see how class is there. I felt too awkward to do it but went down to the library instead and chilled there before my interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really. kinda was prepared due to people who interviewed before me telling me about hwo it was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good school for clinical medicine but not as big on research. Auditoriums are more outdated as are other facilities. But still its ok cuz the school is decent for clinical training." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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 metro airport. But be ready to pay a cab fair of 45 dollars to get to proper detroit where wayne state and my hotel was. also a 5-6 dollar cab ride from hotel to wayne state.

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?

Hilton gardens of gratiot or something like that

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/28/2011

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing. It seems to be under control. Friendly staff. But uses paper mail for interview information still. But that's their choice. it was still efficient." Report Response

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