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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Elaborate on your research. Do you want to stay in a similar lab in med school?" -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

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

"Why medicine? How do you know you like working with patients? " -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

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

"What would you bring to Stanford that should make us accept you rather than all of the other amazing Nobel Peace Prize-winning applicants?" -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing particularly interesting. The questions were very open ended. " -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I see you have all this research- why medicine instead of research? Why MD instead of MD/PhD or PhD. " -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed application" -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very enthusiastic and happy. Med Scholars provides lots of money for research, and debt is low. The campus is gorgeous, and the weather is great. Yummy lunch with custom-made sandwiches. " -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the faculty were rather disinterested. Class hours are long (9-5). " -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You have to park a few blocks away from the MSOB where the admissions office is. " -Posted 01/30/2006 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good interview day, and not as long as I thought it would be because I was out before 4pm,, and the info on the web said the interviews could go till 6. The start time was early (7:15 if you need to park, 7:30 if you don't)" -Posted 01/30/2006 | 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 primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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