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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?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

5

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about your background and how your majors tie into medicine" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

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

"What is the one experience that made you want to be a doctor?" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

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

"If you had one fear about attending our program, what would it be?" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your greatest fear about attending our program (the HST program)?" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Something about my research - how do you know the 3D structure of the peptides you use have the same confirmation as they are in vivo. " -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read a few papers on my research" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The plethora of medical institutions in the area and the fact that students seem happy and excited about their school and program. " -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cold, the lack of sunshine, and the seemingly lack of cohesion among the interviewers and departments. " -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was not as difficult as expected. I interviewed with the HST Program and found both the student interviewer and the faculty interviewers very friendly. They mostly asked about my experiences, research, what makes me want to be a doctor, and what makes me want to be a researcher. The campus is quite nice although the weather was somewhat cold. The students were more friendly than expected, and facilities are top notch. " -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/03/2004

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