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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?

35 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)?

"Tell me about yourself. " -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

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

"What are some of the most pressing healthcare issues we face today? What can we do about them? " -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

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

"What are some of your most positive and negative characteristics/personality traits? Explain. " -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had a chance to interview any one person, living or dead, who would it be? What would you ask them? " -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Possibly the same...nothing was really too difficult though. " -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read this site" -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. I loved Duke, the facilities and the students. Everyone was so laid back, the faculty we met were amazing, the campus is beyond gorgeous. trhe 3rd year is also awesome and i'm excited about the extra-early clinical exposure" -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Finaid presentation was a little bit cut-and-dry (kind of corny, but very informative...except the lady didn't really seem to want to help out too much.) Also, confusing to get around. I spent ~ 20 minutes just trying to locate the admissions office. " -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Duke's 60% grant to cover student's financial need... " -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Amazing day. Nothing was very stressful. I feel really good about it just b/c i was really able to talk about healthcare and ethical issues that mattered to me. I also had an interview with the asst director for admissions, and that interview was definitely a bit more stressful. But he was really nice - just the questions were a bit more pointed. They really, really stress ethics and leadership at this school. I'd attend in a heartbeat if I got so lucky..." -Posted 11/19/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2003

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