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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Pretend I am an 80 year old woman with CHF and kidney failure who is refusing dialysis. What would you do?" -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

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

"Assume that the 80 year old kidney failure patient still refused treatment and is now on terminal life support in the ICU. There is no chance for recovery. How do you tell the husband?" -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

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

"Application specific based on activities/honors/essays. The interviewers do not have access to GPAs, course lists, or MCAT scores." -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The situational questions about hypothetical patients" -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you had any experiences in your life that you just totally failed at?" -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN of course... Although they didn't ask any of the questions that I was expecting from what I read" -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Beautiful hospital, very laid back staff" -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lab facilities we saw seemed very minimalistic, although the student tour guide said the gross anatomy lab was new and beautiful, but he couldn't let us in..." -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to be so nervous about the interview" -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed by this school an I can't wait for march to find out if I got in!" -Posted 10/11/2010 | 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?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Brookwood Inn

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$201-$300

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2010

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 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?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 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?

"Rolling admissions would be very nice..." -Posted 10/11/2010 | Report Response

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