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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?

25 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 would you do to redo your college experience?"" -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

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

""Why did you go to U.Va.?"" -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

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

""How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?" (seriously)" -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is a wahoo? (my school is UVA)" -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are some of the disadvantages to being in a fraternity?" -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, prospectus, read my essays (all 50) for the school, read research I had done, read everything in the history of human kind. Practiced interviews, etc" -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Curriculum. Fast. Rigorous. Open. Early patient contact (second year clerkships). Great reputation. Great student aid. THE SOUTH! This was a major one. This was the only school I applied to in the South. Little does Duke know what a major draw that is to us southerners." -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Stress level of the school. There is an AOA here; and I would have to study my tush off indefinitely." -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Rapid interviews mean you can't get any sense for the faculty whatsoever." -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great!" -Posted 12/20/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/05/2003

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