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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 are you so passionate about social justice, education, and health care?" -Posted 02/17/2005 | Report Response

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

"Describe your career goals, as they relate to the preparation that you will receive while being at Stanford." -Posted 02/17/2005 | Report Response

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

"Why is diversity so important to you? Define in what ways do you feel Stanford will provide a diverse educational experience" -Posted 02/17/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you want to become a leader in the field of academic medicine, and how would Stanford ensure you that you will achieve this goal? " -Posted 02/17/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you expect to serve your community -- Latinos -- by being far and remote from them (i.e. working in an academic medicine center?" -Posted 02/17/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"1. Read Stanford's program, overview, mission, goals, and innitiatives. 2. knew my application very well. 3. talked to current stanford medical students. 4. got in touch with the admissions counselors. 5. participated at SUMMA. " -Posted 02/17/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The laid-back feeling, unlimited opportunities, friendliness, beautiful weather, research, clinical training, and STUDENT BODY DIVERSITY!!!!!" -Posted 02/17/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"some of the classrooms are not apar with the other locations. Hopefully, there will be some renovations" -Posted 02/17/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Despite a rather stressful faculty interview, I had an amazing student interview. Stanford is my dream school, and I am going there next fall. It's a great school, but not for everyone. Just make sure you know why Stanford works for you!" -Posted 02/17/2005 | 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 was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

SFO

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$301-$400

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/04/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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