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  • Mayo Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

7 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 mayo" -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

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

"how would u deal with a cheating classmate? a cheating resident?" -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"if i was surgeon general, how would i fix the healthcare system?" -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"why rochester, mn and not the city that i'm currently living in? can't i do what i want to do there?" -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read about mayo" -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilties of the mayo clinic. it's world-class. i feel like this is still an understatement. i felt like i was in a fancy hotel or a museum. they really TAKE CARE of their patients. students seemed SOOOO kind." -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"i'm single and not from the area. the class size is small. i dont know if i would build a network of friends and have the support that i do at home. " -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how quiet the rochester airport is. i took off my socks, unpacked, and slept in the airport for a few hours. there was only one other guy there waiting. " -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"mayo is a special place. i've been on the interview trail, and the mayo is definitely unique. i would go there if they accepted me. it seems like i would get excellent clinical training. i usually like big groups, so i dont know how a small class size will work for me. nonetheless, i would be honored to be accepted there." -Posted 03/13/2007 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

Where did you stay?

Hotel

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?

$501+

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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