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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Med?" -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

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

"Why Duke? " -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

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

"Describe ECs." -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A situational question about breaking cultural barriers in health to allow males or females (who would otherwise be forbidden to treat them) to give healthcare." -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, AMCAS, and secondary" -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The philosophy of the school, how friendly everyone was, the proximity to the undergrad campus and the curriculum." -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Durham is not the most exciting but Chapel Hill is really close and that is where everything goes down." -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school is not competitive and the students and really like a family." -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the interviews were very relaxed and they seemed to want to get to know who I was. No screwball questions at all." -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

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?

$201-$300

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They did a great job and everything was smoothly run. Great job!" -Posted 12/05/2007 | Report Response

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