7 out of 10
At the school
"What's your take on abortion? Euthanasia? Stem cell research?"
"Describe your research to me."
"What do you do for fun?"
"What is the most pressing healthcare problem, and your solution to it?"
"Reviewed my AMCAS application, their school description online, and why I wanted to go there. "
"Incredible student-faculty ratios of like 1:20, meaning you get mostly 1-on-1 interactions especially during your clinical rotations! Beautiful outpatient facilities...the subway level is like a mall. "
"The length of the day. 10 hrs. "
"No surprises for me. "
"Info packed day. Definitely as long as others have said. 8 am orientation. 2 45-50 min interviews. 10-11:30 public tour of outpatient buildings/historical collections/history of the Mayo Clinic. 12 noon lunch with med student. 1-4, self-led tour of facilities (they tell you where they'd like you to visit). 4-5, tour led by medical student. My first interviewer was very conversational, very encouraging. My 2nd interviewer had a more straightforward Q-and-A approach, but offered much advice on things I should consider when deciding on Mayo, being a west-coaster. Oh yeah, for those of you coming from sunnier climates, Rochester is a verrrry cold place. A heavy coat is a welcome travel accessory."