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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What do you plan to do during your third year? " -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

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

"Define curiosity. " -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

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

"What is the most creative thing you've ever done? " -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which character in a book most represents you? " -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What if a patient refused your services because you are a minority woman? How would you react? " -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Stayed with student host, talked to friend who is currently at Duke Med, website, SDN, reviewed secondary (DO IT, most questions come from your secondary essays!)" -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"emphasis on getting to know the whole person, wonderful facilities, RIDICULOUSLY intelligent students who are also very friendly, beautiful campus" -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"how some students described first year as brutal and miserable. " -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they will ask questions from your secondary so DEFINITELY REVIEW IT!!!" -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It's such a relaxed day, they really do a nice job making you feel welcome. And obviously, it's Duke, so everything about it is just awesome. " -Posted 09/30/2009 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

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

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2009

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?

8 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

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