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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 do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"What will you be doing in 15yrs? Why MD and not public health, nurse, etc." -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

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

"What distinguishes you from other candidates? Weaknesses?" -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

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

"How did you become interested in medicine?" -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I were President Bush for a day, what law would I pass?" -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you have an unconscious patient who has refused blood but needs it now to survive, what would you do? What if it was a friend? " -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studentdoctor.com, Duke website, review my application, practiced answering questions (yes, to myself)." -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. Duke has a great curriculum, supportive staff and student body, and great research opportunities." -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Well it is in the South..I've lived in CA all my life, how can you compare?" -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Did not have complete access to my file. Only AMCAS and some of my secondary answers. Did not know MCAT scores." -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed and not formal. We met and discussed things in a cafe. She was very friendly and warm... Even with her support, it is ultimately up to the comittee (wish me luck)." -Posted 01/25/2005 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/25/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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