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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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)?

"What motivates you to become a doctor?" -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

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

"What are the most pressing public issues of health care today?" -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

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

"What field of medicine are you interested in?" -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If an 8 year old boy came into the hospital and needed medical attention immediately and the mother of the 8 year boy only spoke Spanish and she was frightened once you came out with a big needle, what would you do? " -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What actions outside of community service and anything listed on your application show your altruistic nature?" -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Duke's website, study interview questions from school, and relaxed" -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I did not find one student that was unhappy. That impressed me. Also, Duke appreciates diversity in its student body which is a plus." -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I attended a first year lecture where everyone in the classroom was on the computer chatting on Instant Messenger and playing poker." -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are scheduled in the afternoon after all the days activities. It was a long day." -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A learning experience" -Posted 02/11/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/05/2003

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