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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?

3 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 fields of medicine are you interested in? (2x)" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

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

"We have a distinctive third-year program. If you were at Duke, what would you do during that time? Is that why you are interested in Duke? " -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about the greating challenge that a leader faces." -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a classmate you admire and why." -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I did a Ph.D with Evans <a super-famous organic chemist>. I know you majored in chemistry. Tell me about your research. " -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my secondary and my AMCAS application" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospitality of the visit. Everybody was so nice, the campus was beautiful, and people really had a lot of pride in their school. " -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it wasn't stressful" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This interview was very conversational. All of the questions asked were about stuff I had written in my personal statement or in my secondary. I think they were trying really hard to put the applicants at ease and relieve some of the pressures with interviewing. The day consisted of: orientation with the dean, financial aid, lunch with med. students, tour, and then 2 30 min. interviews. " -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2003

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