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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"The always dreaded "So, tell me about yourself" - how do you answer this?!" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

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

"Why Duke Med?" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What does the term "cultural competency" mean to you? (related to info on my amcas app)" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why medicine, as opposed to nursing, public health, or another allied health field?" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over duke med website, reread secondary and amcas apps, reviewed postings on sdn" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities, student interactions, overall atmosphere, hosting experience" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not too much, really. my student interviewer was intense and made me a little nervous, but nothing too bad." -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the single year of basic sciences courses is actually "do-able!"" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"duke left and excellent and lasting impression on me - it went from low on my list to the absolute top. the student hosting experience was particularly helpful and enjoyable. as has been said often, too bad it is so hard to get in here!" -Posted 10/22/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2004

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