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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?

5 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 medicine?" -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

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

"Why Duke?" -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about yourself...led to a lot of interesting sub-questions." -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They were pretty straightforward." -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AMCAS, definitely READ YOUR SECONDARIES. They're super into those essays." -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"diverse and friendly student body, Dr. Armstrong is super inspiring, favorite curriculum of all the schools I applied to -- it was clear to me why this is such a highly-ranked med school." -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"basement location of admissions office (j/k, it wasn't so bad)" -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was awesome, not at all stressful, and I really really hope I get in. As far as I can tell, the interviews are open-file but blinded to MCAT & GPA." -Posted 01/30/2009 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Friends or family

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

$401-$500

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2009

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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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