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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Tell me about your research?" -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

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

"How did you decide on medicine?" -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

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

"What path will you take in medicine? Why Stanford?" -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your favorite style of art? (oil painting is one of my hobbies)" -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Pros and cons of medicine?" -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about Stanford, reread my application, prepared questions to ask. " -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student interviewer was awesome; the area is amazing-my first time to CA from the east coast-it was like paradise; admissions counselour is very responsive, only a handful of interviewees (usually 4-8 only per day), the cool palm tree road" -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weather; off and on rain, but that's about it; and the bookstore isn't all that special once you have been to UPenn's bookstore" -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Things are further apart than they look on a map. " -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Nice, personal interview day, with individual meetings with admissions counselour and financial aid counselour to answer all of your questions. They take good care of interviewees; they interviewed just 500 of 6500. " -Posted 06/22/2007 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

SFO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hotel California

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$401-$500

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/22/1985

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?

8 out of 10

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