3 out of 10
At the school
"How do you spend your free time?"
"What was your favorite or most interesting course outside of your major?"
"Expand on the ethical situation you wrote about in the secondary application?"
"What do you think is the worst part of being a physician?"
"Who was the reigning British monarch when India gained its independence, or what was the 48th state to join the United States, take your pick."
"Read over my secondary and looked at DukeMed's very extensive website."
"The amphitheater lecture hall was pretty amazing, and both the office staff and students were very nice. My tour guide and student interviewer were very upfront about the pros and cons of attending Duke. "
"The dreary weather today and some of my second interviewer's questions. "
"That the interviews are laid-back."
"The day was very enjoyable for the most part. The Dean's introduction at the beginning was very informative, as was the financial aid session. Having a small group of interviewees (6) made the process seem more informal. The only real negative was my second interviewer's propensity for asking wild questions based on what I discussed in the interview."