3 out of 10
At the school
"Should the standards and ethics by which professionals must adhere to at work extend into their private life?"
"If you are a physician and you find a colleague doing something "wrong" in his private life, would you do something about it?"
"What does it mean to be a professional?"
"With such good MCAT scores, GPA, and essays, why did you score a 'M' on the writing sample?"
"Not too much."
"The facilities, the students, the faculty, the staff...everything impressed me about this place. It was quite remarkable. "
"If I had to pick on something it would be the student facilities (computer room, rec room). They were good but as compared with everything else they were a but shabby...but I wouldn't complain about them in the slightest."
"There is a long public tour of the Mayo facilities. It's a long day at Mayo and you are on your feet a lot so be prepared for that."
"Started off by meeting the two other interviewees that day and a quick orientation by super friendly Jane and other office staff. Then sat in on classes. Then a first interview with one science faculty and one staff -- about a 50 minute interview. Very friendly and conversational. Sitting comfortable chairs -- none of this behind a desk or conference table stuff. Then a tour of the Mayo clinic. Then lunch with students. Then a talk with the dean of students -- very informal. Then another interview with a resident -- again very conversational and pleasant. Then a tour by students. A long day but very pleasant and lots to learn and see. Incredible library, incredible study room, incredible clinic..."