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  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stanford
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?

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)?

"Why medicine? Why Stanford?" -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 20 years?" -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

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

"What type of research would you like to do here?" -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What were you like as a child? Did you rebel as a teenager?" -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Hypothetical situation about a patient and how I would get them to change unhealthy habits." -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Stanford website, my AMCAS and secondary. Talked with current students." -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were VERY happy and laid-back. The curriculum is innovative and flexible, esp. the opportunities for research in any area you want. The financial aid is amazing." -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The scheduling of the day seemed a bit confusing at first since some of the presentations got changed around." -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I had a lot of down time and would have brought something to do, or more comfy shoes to make exploring the campus easier." -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Stanford is amazing and is definitely at the top of my list now. It was a different feeling to the interview than at my previous interviews, but that was not a bad thing. Everyone was very friendly and I got all my questions answered. Now I can just hope for a phone call on Thurs. night." -Posted 01/24/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2004

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