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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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)?

"What do you want to do with the third year at Duke? MAKE SURE YOU HAVE SOME IDEA - everyone in my group was asked this" -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

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

"Which of your extracurricular activities will directly make you a better physician? " -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

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

"How much do you think doctors should make a year? Do you think doctors make too much? " -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Define "diversity" - why is diversity important in medicine?" -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the capital of Mongolia? What do you suppose a rheumatologist does? Do you know which chromosome is trisomic in Down Syndrome? " -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed AMCAS, looked at stuff on website, talked to student host" -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"caliber of facilities, obvious talent/intelligence of students" -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Durham - seems like it has the disadvantages of a city (traffic congestion, crime) without the advantages" -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that there is such an emphasis on RESEARCH; that the interviews were standardized" -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Incredible facilities and talented people, but I also felt like everyone was a little bit arrogant. A great school, but not the best fit for me. " -Posted 10/22/2002 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2002

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