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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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 was the most interesting question?

"If you could eliminate one thing in this country, what would it be? Put yourself in the shoes of the admissions committee... how would you construct a med school class?" -Posted 02/14/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you value most in your friends? Who is your most significant hero?" -Posted 02/14/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read secondary essays, stayed with a student the night before, went to a class" -Posted 02/14/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were friendly and committed to their academic pursuits. The campus is gorgeous. The weather is good. Even in the first year, the students do all kinds of activities and find time to go out for beers. The curriculum rocks. The school has the second highest mean score on Step 1." -Posted 02/14/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing of importance. The students who were supposed to eat lunch with us were busy." -Posted 02/14/2007 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"zip" -Posted 02/14/2007 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome." -Posted 02/14/2007 | 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

RDU

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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