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  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Durham
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

2

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)?

"all questions were straight from my app -- so i don' think they will be helpful to others who are preparing." -Posted 11/19/2002 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none of them were particularly interesting. " -Posted 11/19/2002 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"ethical dilemma about an HIV patient, but really not very difficult or involved. seemed like asing ethical questions were just obligatory." -Posted 11/19/2002 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over long secondary essays." -Posted 11/19/2002 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"that the average debt load of students is so low." -Posted 11/19/2002 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"lots -- the students didn't seem that happy and a little snotty. the curriculum seemed a little too intense (i heard the word rigorous more than I would have liked). the students and faculty kept talking about how they were better than other top schools, which was annoying and unnecessary (just made duke look paranoid)." -Posted 11/19/2002 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that duke is not so flexible about what you can do during the third year." -Posted 11/19/2002 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really didn't leave Duke with a good feeling. I know it is a great school, and many people might be happy there, but I don't think it is for me." -Posted 11/19/2002 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2002

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