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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

9

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)?

"What do you think are the strengths and weaknesses of our healthcare system?" -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

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

"What are you doing this year?" -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

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

"MMI" -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think are the strengths and weaknesses of our healthcare system?" -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced MMI with someone else and re-read my application" -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My MMI raters were extremely friendly and made the whole process enjoyable." -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The M1s I met seemed a little more overwhelmed than the ones I met at other schools." -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It's important to stay hydrated during the MMI process. My worst station(s) was when I was thirsty lol" -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The MMI here is not so bad - just try to relax and express ideas that are consistent with your values in a somewhat logical way (I know it can feel hard to do so under stress). The rest of the day is pretty enjoyable. Try to socialize with your fellow interviewees and keep an eye out for the things that matter to you for deciding on which school to attend." -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Gardens Inn Durham/University Medical Center

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?

No Response

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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Dr. Armstrong's speech was so touching and inspiring! But I had a hard time holding my tears as she talked, which kind sucked because I really didn't want to ruin my makeup before the interviews. Perhaps switch it to later in the day if possible?" -Posted 02/21/2018 | Report Response

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