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  • Mayo Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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 think are the qualities of a good leader?" -Posted 01/16/2011 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about someone that you truly admire." -Posted 01/16/2011 | Report Response

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

"Mayo's very far away from home for you. Tell me why you would want to come to our school in particular." -Posted 01/16/2011 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There really weren't difficult questions. As my host student told me (and as the Deans will reiterate during the morning's info sessions), they've chosen you to interview because they are confident that you have what it takes to be there and they just want to get to know more about you" -Posted 01/16/2011 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading SDN interview feedback, keeping up to date with health news (although that never came up in my specific interview), learning as much as I could about Mayo Medical School (via SDN and their own website), mock interviewing with friends/in front of a mirror" -Posted 01/16/2011 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pretty much everything about Mayo. The students, the staff, the faculty, the facilities, and an environment where I truly felt like I could fulfill my potential in medicine." -Posted 01/16/2011 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cold. And even though Rochester's a city, it sure feels like a small town." -Posted 01/16/2011 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

the airport in Minneapolis

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

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

$201-$300

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2011

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?

4 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?

No Response

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