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  • Mayo Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

60+ 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)?

"Descirbe myself in one word" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

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

"Biggest problem in healthcare today? and my solution" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

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

"What kinds of questions have I asked during my research? ( this was in the middle of discussing how my research has prepared me for medical school)" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is one moment in your life you are most proud of?" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What if patients loved this physician, co-workers loved him, he was just a great doctor. But, he is an alcoholic who beats his wife. Is he still a professional? (based off my original definition of a professional)" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, Mayo web site, looked up issues on abortion, stem cell research, and euthanasia" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"facilities, friendly people (admininstrative staff, faculty, students)" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not a lot to do in rochester but hang out with the med students" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Bring a book, there is a lot of down time during the day" -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was a pretty long day and since I was the only one interviewing that day, it got a little lonely. The administrative staff was very welcoming. Everyone was so nice. I had a lot of people (deans, faculty, students) come up to me and introduce themselves and ask me how things were going. The interviewers were really nice too. They asked some tough questions but overall it was an enjoyable experience." -Posted 12/04/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2003

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