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Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about _____ activity." -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

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

"Would you come to Mayo when you live so far away?" -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kind of singing will you do once you're in medical school?" -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why wouldn't you come here?" -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, watching reruns on USA before bed" -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The entire school. This place is like Disney World for doctors. I mean, common, there is a grand piano in the main lobby of the clinic..." -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only downside is the location - it is not a buzzing metropolis, but then again, you don't have much time for a buzzing metropolis in med school." -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would leave with an awesome Mayo Clinic t-shirt! (that I purchased)" -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Rochester

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Kahler Grand

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?

$501+

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2009

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?

3 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?

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?

"Keep rocking it!" -Posted 09/26/2009 | Report Response

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