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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

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 10/22/2013 | Report Response

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

"Any reservations about Mayo? Concerns?" -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

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

"Who is your role model?" -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a time when you disagreed with someone or something. How did you work that out?" -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would be your one-line "About Me" section on your Facebook page 20 years down the road?" -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN questions, read Mayo Med website" -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The opportunities as a medical student that affect your success in residency and in your career- selectives, publication of research, etc." -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They stated that for the class matriculating in 2014, they will be changing the financial aid structure. It will begin to be need-based as opposed to "everyone gets everything"...not sure how this will affect the fact that most Mayo med students currently get most of their tuition covered." -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Bring a jacket. Part of the tour is above-ground (not in a subway) and it will be freezing." -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Bring a pair of flat shoes, ladies! The walking tour is done quickly and covers a lot of ground." -Posted 10/22/2013 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

5th Avenue Inn and Suites

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2013

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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