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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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 Duke? (Both interviews)" -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

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

"What do you want to do your third year?" -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

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

"''I read [such and such story] in your secondary. Tell me more about it, with some emotion behind it.''" -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical question about how I would react to another student who refused to plug an artery without gloves for an HIV+ patient." -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any questions for me? (I was way overprepared)" -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Gosh...Read over application, printed out and vocalized answers to questions on this site, Duke site, researched current healthcare issues, etc. Like I said, way overprepared." -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Humility of the students and faculty there. Also, the ''our students are expected to change the world'' attitude of the faculty. They seem to feel that their med students are capable adults, and depend on them as such." -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No signs helping us get to the admissions office. Also, interviews seemed very brief, especially considering the very involved secondary app." -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Brief interviews sort of threw me. I had a lot of things that I didn't get to say, but the interviewers said they got a good picture, so whatever." -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Like I said, brief. The questions were personal and conversational. Very laid back. " -Posted 03/07/2008 | 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

$301-$400

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2008

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?

9 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?

"Signs directing students to admissions office." -Posted 03/07/2008 | Report Response

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