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  • Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hanover
Individual Feedback 5 134 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 100
Negatively 6
No change 2

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.88 126

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 87

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.99 77

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 1
25 minutes 4
30 minutes 106
35 minutes 6
40 minutes 6
45 minutes 3
50 minutes 1
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 7

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 123
At a regional location 6
At another location 3

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 130
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 120
Closed file 8

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
2.06 130

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

"Respond to this statement...(insert statement about current state of healthcare in America here)." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your best friend describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why didn't you stay in the military?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about the timeline and motivations behind the activities that you haven taken part in. (basically, asking me to give context to the choices that I made in terms of which experiences I sought)" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you do for fun" More from this Member | Report Response

"Generally just a conversation about my experiences and interest in the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is it ever ok to lie to patients?" More from this Member | Report Response

"define success" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the drawbacks of going into medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain your erratic MCAT scores? (High BS & VErbal, BAD P.S...each TIME!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your progression to medical school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you do this job? What did you get out of it? What were your frustrations?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Casual conversation. Clarification specific to app." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really, just the generals..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe this activity?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why not go for a PhD-- why the MD? (Ugg- I'm sick of that question)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your family." More from this Member | Report Response

"What accomplishment are you most proud of?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"What attracts you to Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How will the strengths you've developed as a gymnastics coach help you in your medical career?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you select this major? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What two elements are liquid at STP? (the interviewer stressed how noone ever gets it right, but I came pretty damn close...Answer: Bromine and Mercury)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you get to medicine (after I asked about how the researcher got to research)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you go straight into the Peace Corps after college? (Segue...) What did you do during your year off?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview started with an awkward silence! (I then made a suggestion as to the direction of the interview)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you like college life?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do outside school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Research Specifics" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research." More from this Member | Report Response

"Huntington's Question." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about this experience (an overseas medical experience.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a paper that was important to you. (I was a history major in undergrad.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like to do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"All my questions were background specific. Lots of how did you feel, did you like this, what did you take away from the experience type of things." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions for me?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your family?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth" More from this Member | Report Response

"See above" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to become a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Which of your accomplishments are you most proud of?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your family" More from this Member | Report Response

"So you have a publication? Describe your research as if you were speaking to an 8 year old. If you currently are or was a research fellow, be prepared to explain - piece of cake really. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself? (one of my interviewers chose not to read my application prior to the interview)" More from this Member | Report Response

"why medicine (sigh), revisited the topic for elaboration too" More from this Member | Report Response

"none of my questions were really anything out of the ordinary. several questions about my amcas app, several more about background and family, and one about where i'd want to be in 10/20 years. " More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you make your decisions?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about research, clinical, etc..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to stay at Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the last book you have read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"WHat do you think about living in NH?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The big 3: Why medicine? Why Dartmouth? Anything else?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you decide on medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

""Tell me about....."" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did your family come to the United States?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself and why you are here today." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Darthmouth? What are your activities? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you fight wildland fires?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the healthcare system like in the community you grew up in?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your teaching experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"describe final project." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine Tell me about your pathway to becoming a doctor" More from this Member | Report Response

"how did you find out about dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What books do you read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your brother and sisters" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth? (they all ask this one)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do during your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your family." More from this Member | Report Response

"So, what do you think of the snow?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are your clinical experiences indicative of the sort of medical career you wish to pursue?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth? My student host advised me that if you can't survive in a rural environment, this is probably not the school for you. Most of the students here are married/in serious relationships and their mean age is pretty high for med schools. If you are a non-trad, married, love the outdoors, interesting in having kids/raising kids during medical school, this is probably a good fit for you." More from this Member | Report Response

"What quality about you do you think will make you the best doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your involvement with the cycling team." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you console someone whose relative was involved in an unethical medical experiment? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself from scratch (family, friends, educational history,interests, etc)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you decide to major in history?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you doing now?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to come all the way out to Dartmouth? Wouldn't it make more sense for you to go to a U.C. school? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research....Also, If you had a million dollars to spend on research, how would you use it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you know what type of medicine you'd like to go into and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do your parents do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you become interested in medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about [this] on your application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How was your travel?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you console a patient whose father had died as a result of an unethical experiment and was beside himself w/ grief and anger?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you do the summer after your first year of college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Hmm, _____ in your application sounds very interesting, tell me about it." More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of medicine do you want to go into?" More from this Member | Report Response

"do you have any questions for me? (this was a big part of both my interviews, so have some questions ready - mostly i asked general stuff like what does dartmouth have that makes it special etc.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What specifically makes being a physician different than other service or science careers? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth? Do you like the cold?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Describe your life 15 years from now" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about something that was difficult for you." More from this Member | Report Response

"Which research experience do you want to talk about?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your life from the beginning until now" More from this Member | Report Response

"define a system" More from this Member | Report Response

"Despite the drawbacks of medicine, you're still interested. Why is that?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why have you not had more international or multicultural experience? [Apparently, multicultural does not actually mean experiencing a non-American culture. It is code for underserved or poor.]" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you think you would be right for Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you apply to Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What accomplishment are you most proud of" More from this Member | Report Response

"Casual conversation. Clarification specific to app." More from this Member | Report Response

"Lots of specific stuff from my prim app. and research" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your research?" More from this Member | Report Response

"We went over a list of my activities from AMCAS." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about (my experience). My interviews were 95% about my particular file." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you think you will be a good physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me more about xyz." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth? / What distinguishes you as a candidate?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth (after I asked the MSII interview why she chose dartmouth)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What inspired you to do Peace Corps in the first place?" More from this Member | Report Response

"AMCAS essay" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why not become a social worker instead of a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like to read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth (as compared to where you're from)? " More from this Member | Report Response

"what are your hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DMS?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Performance-enhancers Question." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest problem facing medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your impression of Dartmouth? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your favorite book?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about these experiences (listing stuff of my amcas)" More from this Member | Report Response

"I have never seen the word " More from this Member | Report Response

"how'd you become interested in dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your most meaningful experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Had questions asked about "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down". The interviewer knew I had read it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why not some other field?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Initial reactions with regards to the interview process, the school, the hospital?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You've done a lot of research what is it about clinical practice that interests you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"WHat do you think is a possible solution to a HealthCare problem today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What class influenced you the most?" More from this Member | Report Response

"fav undergrad class, also discussed my medical future" More from this Member | Report Response

"How many schools did you apply to / which ones have you been invited for interviews at?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you doing this next year? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What would a friend say about you to get you into med school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you do decide to become a rural doctor, how will you handle the lack of technology?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about some of your extra-curricular activities." More from this Member | Report Response

"amcas stuff" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your last job." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is the most important problem facing the world today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

""Where do you see yourself in 10 years?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you picture yourself in 20 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How had medical school education changed in the past century?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your Research? Why Medicine? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you plan on paying for medical school with a family?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth (asked several times)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kinds of things did you do in college" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you like to do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's health disparities" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your community service in college. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you get your news?" More from this Member | Report Response

"explain this score on the physical science section of the mcat (i was not asked in any malicious way, it was just a very low score compared to my other sections and my gpa)" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"About my work." More from this Member | Report Response

"What made you finalize your decision to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you feel living in a rural environment with lots of snow?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do outside of school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of activities did you do in college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you thought about what speciality you would like to go into? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Strengths/weaknesses; what do you feel will be the greatest challenge in medical school; what do you do for fun; where does your family live and would you be able to visit them often if you went to DMS" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your research (i did two years of GI clinical research so they asked me a lot about that)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to come to Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you been doing since you graduated from college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you like me to tell the admissions committee about you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself? Explain your research." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you done to expose yourself further to medicine?/have you done any research?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is empathy and compassion? Can they be taught? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most and least affirmative moment of your decision to go into medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do in your spare time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you do the summer after your second year of college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Given how much you love your present work (i'm a field organizer for gay and lesbian activism), what are you gonna do when you get to this school, and barely have any time to engage in this type of work?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about living in New Hampshire? Do you like the cold?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you envision yourself as more of a hands-on healer, or an intellectual problem-solver?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When in your life have you felt most hopeless/distressed?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"When is a time when you messed up" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you fix health care?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why did you choose your undergrad?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you say to a patient who is upset with you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You wrote an update letter, why? (why not?)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you like the most about Dartmouth when you were here as an undergrad" More from this Member | Report Response

"Casual conversation. Clarification specific to app." More from this Member | Report Response

"Same" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions for me? These interviews are conversational so just relax and enjoy the process. One of my inteviewers was really into research. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth? One interview is open file, the other is closed (typically), but both of mine were conversational and not stressful." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your clinical experiences." More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of extracurricular experiences do you have that have made you consider medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is there anything else you'd like me to know? (closed-file interviewers fully read your application, but after the interview instead of before. Both of the interviewers I had said they preferred closed-file because they like to get first impressions from the people, not the paper.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What about false positives in cancer screening? (this was an example of an interviewer asking in depth question after carefully reading an application, so be prepared with outside knowledge about any topics you mention in your application)" More from this Member | Report Response

"And how's life in California (because she is from California and that is where I am from) and how's life in NYC (because that's where i live now)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What other activities did you do as an undergrad outside of school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"AMCAS essay" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about activities from AMCAS. " More from this Member | Report Response

"How was your time at (my school name here)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about...(something from my app)." More from this Member | Report Response

"What's the most difficult thing you've ever done?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why MD instead of Research" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you like winters sports California boy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about the transition from school x to school y (I transferred between freshmen and sophomore years)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see your career in 20 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Lots of " More from this Member | Report Response

"Basically just conversations...no real direct questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research." More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about neurosurgery/psychiatry" More from this Member | Report Response

"Could you see yourself going to school here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your healthcare ethics internship." More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your research" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the first campus to become completely wireless? (Answer: Dartmouth)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Expansion of some minor topics in my secondaries like hobbies and activities." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about you research as if I were an elementary school student." More from this Member | Report Response

"see above" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your clinical experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"What else should I tell the admissions committee about you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What about you and your experiences makes you a fit for Hanover?" More from this Member | Report Response

"oh yeah there were 2 interviews, one of mine was closed and the other open. 1st was super easy and informal, 2nd (open) was a grilling i thought." More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of clinical experience have you had?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you most proud of, why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of role will you be playing in your community ten or twenty years from now?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What type of physician would you like to become and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about the privatization of social security?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How was your undergrad experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

""So, did you take I-95 to get past NYC?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth? Tell me a little about the history of this school." More from this Member | Report Response

"How will you handle the new challenges in medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your most interesting clinical experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any reservations about living in a rural setting?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your fiance planning on doing while you are at school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"would you be happy here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about health issues that have affected your family members" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about workign for americorps." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"wanting to know more about my year abroad and research after graduating, explaining how Dartmouth really liked nontraditional students" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine, why now?.. (related to my being a non-trad)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions for me? (make sure u ask them because they devote a LOT of interview time for u to ask them questions)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you come here with any questions?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you over come________ and how did it influence your life?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What can you bring to Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like to do outside of class and your extra-curriculars?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What extracurricular activities were you involved in?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Any questions for us?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if not medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your history research (in detail)." More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you like your college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What qualities would you want your physician to posess?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where would you like to be in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do in your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see yourself doing in medicine ten years from now.(Not in the sense of what kind of specialty. Rather aimed to see what sort of medicine; rural, teaching, big city, etc.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your academic life." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your family" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you do the summer after your third year of college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are three qualities that you have that will help you as a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"So you play a lot of guitar. Tell me about that..." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you want to get out of your medical education?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Talking about wellness" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could invite anyone alive or dead to supper, who would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think causes autism? (has to do with my research)" More from this Member | Report Response

"how are you different today than in 2001 (iam a non traditional student)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me a story about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Given your interest in working with a diverse population, would Dartmouth's relatively homogenous patient population factor into your final decision of which school to attend?" More from this Member | Report Response

"a lot of questions about transplants" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with a difficult patient?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing sadly, just a conversation. I wanted more." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing particularly interesting or difficult; neither of my interviewers had read my file, preferring to get to know me in person first" More from this Member | Report Response

"Has anyone dissuaded you from this career" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviews are very casual....really was like a general conversation (see my comments under general info). They asked clarification questions about certain expereinces and we just talked about whatever the convo rolled in to....at one point we were talking about moose. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really..." More from this Member | Report Response

"none" More from this Member | Report Response

"How well do you think you will fit in here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Just the normal questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"A detail about my experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself. (One interviewer chose not to read his interviewees' files ahead of time so he wouldn't come into the interview with biases)." More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interviewers asked me about my research." More from this Member | Report Response

"Give me a couple of examples of how to improve native american healthcare." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you adjust to living in Northern New England?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your favorite venue in which to perform? (I'm a musician)" More from this Member | Report Response

"None really. I interviewed with a PhD and a second year medical student on the admissions committee. Some of my interviewers had two doctors however. My PhD interviewer seemed to lack the social prowess as most people in lab research do, and it was really up to me to take direction of the interview and ask questions. We ended up talking about her research, her children, my community work. The only question she asked was why I wanted to go into medicine (which followed up my question to why she wanted to do research. My MSII interview was very chill and it was more or less a conversation on common experiences (non-medicine and medicine related). We didn't really talk about anything on my applications in either interview, but my interviewer did compliment me on my personal essay." More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the airport like in Ouagadougou? (I was a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso; my interviewer runs a plane to Ghana yearly to do cataract surgeries.) The question kind of took me by surprise and broke the ice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think that your int'l experiences have helped you with the work you did after college? (I taught highschool)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you conduct a study on the treatment of bedsores in an elderly population in the NH?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kidn of architecture do you prefer (I studied something related in undergrad)" More from this Member | Report Response

"I wasn't asked any difficult or interesting question. They were all straight-forward, pretty much off of my application (so I'm not sure how much more they actually learned about me other than that I can repeat what I've written)." More from this Member | Report Response

"some studies related to alcholism and neurology were done in the past (interviewer gave more details), do you think they were ethical? how would you change it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why should we admit you over all the other equally qualified applicants?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Which of the many jobs I had on my application that I would choose to do full time if I didn't do medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"Can't remember. There weren't any surprises." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you thought about our MD/MPH program?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why didn't you choose an Ivy League school for undergrad? a question related to cultural competency" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could be cloned and your clone were to go into a career other than medicine, what would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Say you were to set up a free clinic in San Diego as a medical student along with a few of your med student friends and some medical interns, after sometime the clinic becomes exceedingly busy and eventually you exceed capacity. What about the San Diego healthcare system would cause this?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite course in college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Standard" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should musicians be allowed to use prescription blood-pressure medication to calm their nerves vs. athletes using performance enhancers?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest problem facing medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"A few ethics questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think neuropsychiatric surgery is an unethical way to fix psychiatric problems?" More from this Member | Report Response

"All my questions were very background specific. THey were really trying to pull out what I found meaningful in each of my experiences. " More from this Member | Report Response

"People today are saying the medical field is going downhill (ie malpractice, less compensation, lower public opinion), what do you think of this and why do you still want to be a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your religious studies minor." More from this Member | Report Response

"A four year old's mother wants her kid to be tested for Huntington's disease, do you test him?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever thought about ophthalmologic surgery?" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was pretty basic" More from this Member | Report Response

"Laid back, conversational interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

"An ethical question about whether musicians should be allowed to take drugs to enhance performance." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about cloning? (I've done some cloning research)" More from this Member | Report Response

"None really. We just had a conversation." More from this Member | Report Response

"Performace enhancing drugs about musicians" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me what diseases could be impacted in terms of treatment by the research your lab does. (genetics/biochem research)" More from this Member | Report Response

"pretty basic questions. about my activities, my plans for medicine, etc. although one of my interviewers did ask me what i thought of the med school app process as a whole and how valid/effective i thought the various components (amcas, secondaries, mcats, gpa's, 15 activities, interviews, etc) were" More from this Member | Report Response

"Mostly questions about my childhood in Yugoslavia" More from this Member | Report Response

"something about why dartmouth and the location, i dont know i cant remember an interesting question" More from this Member | Report Response

"What two elements are liquid at room temperature? (I'm a chemistry major)" More from this Member | Report Response

"If a musician is using drugs to help calm them down while they perform is that like an athlete using steroids?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your opinion on musicians taking performanc-enhancing drugs?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your best undergraduate experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about attending medical school in New Hampshire?" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was awhile ago, nothing seems to stick out." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me something about yourself that will really impress the rest of the admissions committee." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you view as the biggest problem facing our world today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not really a question but one interviewer visited NYC on a regular basis. So we talked about driving routes to the school for a while." More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of research has more impact on medicine? Basic or clinical?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How had medical school education changed in the past century?" More from this Member | Report Response

"So tell you what you think is important about you, what you want me to know." More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite undergraduate course?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes you happy? " More from this Member | Report Response

"When you've dealt with patients dying in the past, how did you react?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you like to do in your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"About the training of latino engineers in South America" More from this Member | Report Response

"you overexteneded yourself in college.... will that be a problem here? (right after he told me that passing the premed courses at my school meant i wouldnt find med school hard)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you get your news?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what was your senior (english) thesis about and when did you first start to love to read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"the question and explanation relating to the non-traditional students at Dartmouth (see below)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Which books do you read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing unusual." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you know what the first college to be completely networked was? (Apparently Dartmouth!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you bring to the medical field?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to come to Dartmouth when you have all those great schools in CA?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I slept in college or if I really had time to do evyerthing on my application." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do in your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite Honors department class you've taken as an undergrad?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If Pres. Bush appointed you the head of the task force on AIDS in Africa, how would you allocate the funding?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you thought about any specialty that you might be interested in?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were asked by President Bush to spend $20 billion dollars on AIDS in Africa, how would you use the money?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is different about researching in science and researching in the liberal arts? (I was a history major.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What medical related issues to you foresee as the most challenging in the future?" More from this Member | Report Response

"none really" More from this Member | Report Response

"Which of your clinical experiences helped you build compassion? Can compassion be taught?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Both of my interviews were conducted in a conversation/tell me about yourself like manner. Nothing difficult at all." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why is ____ not a good school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"political discussion, in context of application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really" More from this Member | Report Response

"You seem like a pretty non-traditional student. What made you take this route?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How has coming to the US from another country changed your view of American society?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You say you use PCR to to clone you gene. How would you do that if you could not use PCR?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you like a cup of coffee?" More from this Member | Report Response

""There have been a lot of medical discoveries made using very deplorable research techniques (ie. Tuskegee Syphilis Experiments and Dr. Mengelev's Holocaust Studies)...what should we do with the information gained from these experiments?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me what you think about the cons of entering the medical profession." More from this Member | Report Response

"There were a couple of interesting question that centered around some of my past experiences." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think we could do better as an admissions office?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Which extracurricular activity has given you skills that will be directly applicable to your career in medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research? (Talking about the Tourette Syndrome studies I work on with the interviewer, who happened to be a pediatric neurologist)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you know about designing helicopters? This guy was an orthopedic surgeon who routinely " More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are in complete control over finances and care allocation at small hospital. You have a heroin addict who wants heart valve replacement surgery. You have already established with him that continued heroin use would lead to continued need for valve replacement, but he doesn't care and wants the surgery. If you do the surgery, the maternity ward would become short on funds and a baby is likely to die. Do you do the surgery?" More from this Member | Report Response

"no difficult questions...everything was conversational." More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your "aha" moment" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interpret this statement about medicine." More from this Member | Report Response

"how do you think being raised by XXX kinds of parents makes you a better candidate than someone else who was not" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you fix healthcare?" More from this Member | Report Response

"See question about multicultural experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why would you fit Dartmouth (my crappy MCAT score..soooo)" More from this Member | Report Response

"The dosing of a drug that I study" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choose your undergrad college? This was hard because I have been out of college for a long time and I haven't thought about why I choose my college. Also, my reasons were not very good when I was 17 years old!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Honestly nothing worth mentioning" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Given your strengths and weaknesses, what makes you suitable to study medicine at Dartmouth." More from this Member | Report Response

"Will you miss your family?" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really" More from this Member | Report Response

"(first question, after they already asked it on the supplemental application) What can you tell me that I don't already know about you from your application? " More from this Member | Report Response

"what was the hardest thing you've ever done?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dartmouth from the MSII. Not a very hard question in general but Dartmouth is unique and it takes a certain type of student to go there. It is a small campus" More from this Member | Report Response

"There were not a ton of difficult questions, we basically just had a conversation that flowed smoothly. Neither of my interviewers had read my file, so we went over the basics." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the purpose of MD-PhD? The guy was playing the Devil's advocate. " More from this Member | Report Response

"So what are some of the changes you would make to the healthcare system (dreaded question, but only after I told her about my interest in health policy)." More from this Member | Report Response

"What else can I tell you about this place? (after having everyone else ask us the same question for the whole morning - I have no more questions!!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"if the grand-daughter of a subject in the above study, who died because of complications from the study, found out about it and was extremely upset, how would you counsel her?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some experiences you've had that you feel would bring diversity to Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very specific details about the background of my research" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing difficult - the interviews were very conversational. If your motivation is solid and you speak from the heart, you'll be fine." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing too difficult" More from this Member | Report Response

"Same as above. The usual stuff: Why Dartmouth, why medicine, do you have any questions, etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why aren't you doing an MD/PhD? (I've done a lot of research)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why would you want to come live in Hanover, you NYer you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you test a child for Huntington's, knowing that there is no cure and it would change the way he lived life and the way his parents cared for him (the question was much shorter, but that was the ethical dilemma)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you do it over again? Talking about an overseas medical experience that I had mixed feelings about." More from this Member | Report Response

"A few ethics questions. :)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you come back to medicine after switching to thinking of majoring in religion? (I couldn't figure out how to explain that a religion major hadn't meant that I wasn't going to do medicine)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you bring to this school? (I'm a fairly modest person so I really don't like these questions.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"None really, one interviewer asked me if I had any questions immediately, so I was worried I wouldn't have 30 minutes worth of questions to ask, but we just talked about life and medicine in general." More from this Member | Report Response

"Knowing about all the problems with steroid use in sports, how do you feel about musicians who use drugs to combat stage fright?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the pressing issues you feel the medical community will face in the next five years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"What should you tell a mother with a very sick son (forgot the specifics)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I've been active in a christian organization and was asked how my faith would affect practicing medicine. (The interviewer was super nice and it was asked in a very nonconfrontational way)." More from this Member | Report Response

"None. Don't worry about getting difficult questions for this interview!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Same" More from this Member | Report Response

"She asked me for an anecdote of a particular facet of hospital experience I didn't really have, and even when I told her that, she still pushed it and it kinda threw me off." More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain your research to an 8 year old." More from this Member | Report Response

"Same as above" More from this Member | Report Response

"have you had long term interaction with one patient" More from this Member | Report Response

"The above question." More from this Member | Report Response

"List 4 qualities of a good doctor and say which one is your strength and which one is your weakness." More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you sure you want to stay in Hanover for four more years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Same as above, plus "What do you think of the privatization of social security?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"One of my interviewers' policy was to not read a person's file before interviewing them, so the most difficult question was: "Tell me about yourself."" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years? It was also the closest to a medically relevant question asked." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did your family come to the United States?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine? Why now?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will keep you motivated when you get into medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How does your previous career relate to medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your final project in college. (Difficult b/c i am 4 years out of college)" More from this Member | Report Response

"to convince a Caucassian faculty member that health disparities are an important problem in health care, and that while are associated with poverty, it's NOT the main leading cause of health disparities" More from this Member | Report Response

"na" More from this Member | Report Response

"None." More from this Member | Report Response

"do you think that you listen well and are you empathetic? if so where have you learned these skills?" More from this Member | Report Response

""You've probably heard about me (from the tour guide). I don't look at the interviewees applications beforehand because I want to meet them without any biases. So, tell me about yourself." " More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you given any thought to the fact that most of the people in your class will be much younger than you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do mice have both types of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia? (from my research)" More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"Can I really be happy living in such a small town when I'm from a big city." More from this Member | Report Response

"What can you bring to Dartmouth?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Of all the areas of healthcare, why medicine? (hard to answer this one without coming across as power hungry or cocky)" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing, all pretty basic and predictable. It was more of a conversation than anything. They just wanted to talk and get to know you outside of essays/GPA/MCAT " More from this Member | Report Response

"What should be done with the outcomes of unethical research (ie Nazi Germany, Tuskegee)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have questions for me? (Everyone had been so good about answering my questions that I didn't really have any by the time I got to the interview. I just repeated some I had already had answered.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do with the data from unethical experiments / experiments performed without the consent of the patients?" More from this Member | Report Response

"So, it sounds like basically your time abroad was a waste? " More from this Member | Report Response

"If you couldn't be a physician, what other profession would you consider?" More from this Member | Report Response

"No difficult questions. Most of the conversation centered around my research and volunteer activities." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why is ____ not a good school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"none really" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really." More from this Member | Report Response

"Same as above (since I don't think I am so non-traditional!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"None really. Interview covered the basic questions. Very relaxed. I'd say it depends on who you get." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think of the admissions process?" More from this Member | Report Response

"See above." More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you like a cup of coffee?" More from this Member | Report Response

"A theoretical problem that a professor is researching on. He asked for how I'd approach it." More from this Member | Report Response

"In 10 years, what are the biggest issues of the day going to be for the medical field? " More from this Member | Report Response

"see above" More from this Member | Report Response

"None were that difficult - both of the interviews were very relaxed." More from this Member | Report Response

"no hard questions were asked." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see as the biggest challenge/problem facing health care?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is empathy? Can it be taught? How did you learn empathy? " More from this Member | Report Response

"None; the interviews were both very conversational." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think your biology background is sufficient for med school here? " More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice interview with medical school student friends." More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"wrote down my thoughts for potential questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"admissions website, SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"amcas/dartmouth website/google" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over application materials, researched the school through its website, talked to student host" More from this Member | Report Response

"read the school's website and my primary and secondary apps again." More from this Member | Report Response

"read my primary application and read a lot about dartmouth." More from this Member | Report Response

"I read SDN feedback and Atul Gawande's Better and Complications." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, reread secondary" More from this Member | Report Response

"read my AMCAS, here" More from this Member | Report Response

"read brochure, talked to my host" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the materials they sent, a book on medical schools, SDN, my publications" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, admissions website, discussed with Dartmouth alum, reviewed my application and practiced answering common questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Usuals.." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read Interview Feedback." More from this Member | Report Response

"the usual" More from this Member | Report Response

"Spoke to student host, browsed SDN, read essays" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read about the school, SDN feedback, got a good night's sleep" More from this Member | Report Response

"PI, UW ethics page, SDN, healthcare articles" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth DVD and website, my AMCAS essay, SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the admissions website, sdn, interview books." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, AMCAS, MSAR, mock interview, Dartmouth website" More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, amcas, school brochure" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read about Dartmouth, reread my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Review CD and Brochure sent by Admissions Office" More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't really need to prepare at all since nothing was asked from my AMCAS. I read my PhD's resume but the only part of it I used was to talk about her home town and my hometown. I also read my interviewers research poster which was posted outside her door. That sparked her up and got her in a good mood for the rest of the interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"I read SDN feedback, looked over their web materials, watched the DVD they sent, thought of possible questions they might ask." More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, school website, dvd" More from this Member | Report Response

"Resarch, Studentdoc, website, mock interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"read website, watched DVD they send you, SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"SND, re-read apps" More from this Member | Report Response

"interview feedback, DMS website" More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched DVD, reread applications, read brochure." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Brochure, CD, My application, My research etc.." More from this Member | Report Response

"Brochure, DVD, SDN." More from this Member | Report Response

"DMS DVD, review of my AMCAS & secondary application, talked to host student, read SDN and DMS websites." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the brochure and watched the DVD that the school sent" More from this Member | Report Response

"Mock interview, website, viewbook, SDN feedback." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over health policy, secondary, AMCAS and SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read brochure, SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, practice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over school's literature, watched DVD, browsed website." More from this Member | Report Response

"DMS brochure/DVD, SDN interview feedback." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read my secondary, amcas, studentdoctor.com, the dartmouth cd-rom they send you" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, amcas, viewbook" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the essay, reread amcas, SDN, looked at website/brochure, thought of questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"I read the school's website." More from this Member | Report Response

"read my application and the school's website" More from this Member | Report Response

"Badgered my student hosts with an endless stream of questions, one of them introduced me to studentdoctor.net and I sat up with the computer for the rest of the night. I also checked out the DVD Dartmouth sent as well as spoke with a contact who had attended the school a million years earlier." More from this Member | Report Response

"Looked over all of the materials they sent like the viewbook and DVD" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over all of the Material presented and also watched DVD" More from this Member | Report Response

"They sent lots of materials to go over. Their website." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, MSAR, DVD" More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched DVD, read brochure, reviewed specific programs on website (ex. CECS), skimmed over interviewers' resumes (made available in the admissions office waiting room)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The web site, the info they mailed, this website" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, reviewed my primary application, watched the DVD, browsed school website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Sdn, brochure, DVD" More from this Member | Report Response

"AMCAS, DMS viewbook, DVD, sdn, ethics website" More from this Member | Report Response

"DVD, SDN, Website, Brochure" More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, website, their propaganda" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read about the school, watched the DVD, talked with my student host and his friends" More from this Member | Report Response

"watched dvd a few times, read dms website and feedback here, read about new hampshire" More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, school website, propaganda" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN, looked over AMCAS/essay, watched their DVD" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Read my information, read the NY times...went out to the bar with my host the night before." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interntet, read app, school brochure" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over my application, the school's website, etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched the DMS DVD and looked over their website." More from this Member | Report Response

"read amcas and sdn interview feedback. watched the DVD they sent." More from this Member | Report Response

"reading my essays, reviewing my app. and their DVD." More from this Member | Report Response

"reviewed my application and the Dartmouth viewbook and DVD." More from this Member | Report Response

"Didn't" More from this Member | Report Response

"Reviewed personal statement, Dartmouth DVD, Dartmouth viewbook" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over AMCAS app, secondary app, and checked out the website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched the DVD, read the DMS brochure and my application several times, read several feedbacks on this website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Reread essays. Viewbook. SDN. Spoke with former and current students." More from this Member | Report Response

"The standard: I read my AMCAS application, Dartmouth secondary, and I watched the school's DVD in addition to reading through their viewbook." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the material from Darthmouth, Brown, SDN, their DVD,my AMCAS, secondary, school website, and stayed with students." More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched the DVD, read their viewbook, looked on-line." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, reviewing my research, reading up on the healthcare system." More from this Member | Report Response

"Toured Dartmouth, read info online and paper, SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"read sdn, school website, school brochure, applications, my lab's papers" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read AMCAS, stayed with student host, met with Dean of Multicultural affairs, and read SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"website, dvd, here, read applications, etc" More from this Member | Report Response

"This website, the school's website, the DVD, the booklet, my AMCAS application. " More from this Member | Report Response

"spoke to students at the school, read info i was sent and watched the dvd they send." More from this Member | Report Response

"read SDN interview feedback, school website, watched the DVD, reviewed my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"this site. reviewed application and research." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Brochure, DVD from Dartmouth, went over my AMCAS and secondary" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read briefly on SDN.... watched their DVD.... and decided that too much prep will make me more nervous so I just went in there being myself... It's honestly more relaxing than prepping for it!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN, read my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"I reviewed my personal statement and secondary essays. The admissions officers allow you to glance over the CVs of your interviewers." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Read Dartmouth Website, Mock Interview, and Read Booklet." More from this Member | Report Response

"Talked to my student host. She was incredibly kind, accomplished and informative." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, read through application, website, watched DVD" More from this Member | Report Response

"read AMCAS, SDN, newspaper" More from this Member | Report Response

"watched the DVD, DMS website, SDN, reviewed my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched the DVD, read interview feedback" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, read over app., reviewed all materials they sent me " More from this Member | Report Response

"reviewed interviews, reviewed secondary, stayed with student" More from this Member | Report Response

"Reread AMCAS and secondary apps; printed off pages from the Dartmouth site, especially press releases." More from this Member | Report Response

"Reviewed the Dartmouth information brochure, DVD and website. Looked at interview feedback on this website." More from this Member | Report Response

"I watched their DVD and read through the other materials Dartmouth mailed me. I re-read my application." More from this Member | Report Response

"looked over the school's DVD, SDN website, all my application materials, the school's website, some major topics in ethics, and mock interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched their enclosed DVD (very impressive), read their handbook and alumni magazine, SDN, viewed their website and checked-out several bioethic websites." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, reviewed AMCAS and secondary" More from this Member | Report Response

"reviewed app, website, watched DVD they sent" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the website and literature/viewbook." More from this Member | Report Response

"read the website, watched the amazing DVD" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read AMCAS, read secondary, read their brochure, watched the dvd. Depending on who your interviewer is they may or may not have read through your file before you interview. However, each interviewer has a copy of your complete file. Some just choose to read through it after you interview so they aren't biased by anything when they do meet you. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Read my AMCAS, secondaries and SDN. Looked at the DVD of the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Looked over this site, thought about common questions (why you want to be a doctor, etc.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"AMCAS, school website, grad school info, and going over reasons for MD/PhD" More from this Member | Report Response

"read website, read brochure, talked with best friend who is a first-year at the school, called the admissions office to talk with a student in a club that interested me. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Read viewbook, watched their nifty DVD, reviewed my app." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read their brochure and watched their (really neat) DVD." More from this Member | Report Response

"read the viewbook, read my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the viewbook, thought about why I liked Dartmouth." More from this Member | Report Response

"reviewed application, glanced at website" More from this Member | Report Response

"I read the website, talked with a first-year, and reviewed my application materials." More from this Member | Report Response

"Looked at the viewbook" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice facilities. Very nice admissions staff and faculty." More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone is REALLY nice" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewer with the difficult question told me not to worry about the difficult question as there was no "correct" answer." More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty, facilities, curriculum, and the opportunity to explore interesting/unique electives and research." More from this Member | Report Response

"school seems to cater to its students, also i really like the small classes and student:teacher ratio" More from this Member | Report Response

"Personalized attention due to small class size, lots of research/elective/dual degree options, lots of use of technology in classes (every student gets an iPad), so many positives to this school" More from this Member | Report Response

"i usually cannot stand - and utterly LOATHE - college towns like hanover (Chapel Hill comes to mind). Hanover was nice on the other hand and I could see myself living there. The school was beautiful, as was the medical center." More from this Member | Report Response

"The financial aid, the students, the administration, the gorgeous hospital" More from this Member | Report Response

"Enthusiasm of students, beautiful location, pass/fail grading, significant amount of need-based scholarship aid available, dedicated student on-call rooms that come with housekeeping" More from this Member | Report Response

"It is DARTMOUTH..the curriculum, all the opportunities," More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone is really friendly in Hanover. There are lots of outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, canoeing, etc... DHMC is a very nice hospital; in fact, all the buildings at Dartmouth look new." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer was awesome, the M3s/M4s we met during the tour, the hospital (SOOO nice)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very kind and enthusiastic staff. Very warm and friendly faculty interviewer. Beautiful, inovative hospital design. Opportunity for away rotations (but not required for those with families!). Beautiful NH landscape. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The beauty of the area and the students. The students are so happy, and they love their school, and it really seems like a non competitive environment. Curriculum is pass/fail, and there are only about 70 students in the class. I stayed with student host and learned about the student atmosphere....... they celebrate each persons birthday as a class and go celebrate with dinner or camping or something fun. Thats awesome. The hospital is pretty amazing as well......looks like a mall. Very colorful, warm, inviting, full of art and plants, open windows, very patient-friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school and the great fin. aid program. It really does boil down to the money. Btw, a really really great school, small class size and excellent profs. Really chill, laidback and relational atmosphere, and everyone is out for your benefit. Its great!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything! I loved the campus, the student environment, the students in the interview group, the med students, facilities, faculty etc. " More from this Member | Report Response

"great people, all the students seem very happy, hospital is excellent, small community feel" More from this Member | Report Response

"How interested Dartmouth seemed in wanting me to go there." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital is really beautiful and the students on clinical rotations seemed really happy. They even have a place for students to sleep at the hospital (though this probably shows how much they are there). " More from this Member | Report Response

"clerkship options, international opportunities, friendliness of staff and people" More from this Member | Report Response

"Despite some people's concerns that the school is located in the middle of nowhere, Hanover is in a gorgeous area and the Dartmouth campus is beautiful. The students were so welcoming and friendly and truly seemed happy and confident." More from this Member | Report Response

"Clean/new facilities, Dartmouth-Hitchcock's 'mall' design." More from this Member | Report Response

"People were nice. Clerkships all over the country. Interviewers just want to get to know you." More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone was EXTREMELY nice and everyone seemed really happy to be at Dartmouth. Curriculum seeks to overcome the isolated environment by allowing clerkships to be taken in a large number of other locations. Huge ratio of faculty to students. Administration very interested in improving curriculum every year. 4 students per cadaver in anatomy; students do all the dissecting. Huge number of int'l opportunities. Hospital is beautiful and relaxing. Town is very bicycle-friendly and picturesque. Large number of non-traditional students. Students are very collegiate and collaborative with each other; very tight-knit class. Faculty I interviewed with were friendly and kind." More from this Member | Report Response

"pleasant admissions staff, beautiful campus, hospital was VERY cool (looked like a shopping mall)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital was beautiful and the students were happy." More from this Member | Report Response

"plenty of resources, beautiful new hospital, nice/different students" More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital is amazing. It is not a traditional dark drabby place. It is well lit with big windows and open spaces. It is more or less like a mall. There are no intercoms at the hospital, and there is art work hanging on the wall. Someone also started to play some jazz standards on the piano which could be heard throughout most of the hospital. I was also impressed by the attention that the staff and admissions people paid to us. It seemed as if they wanted us there as much as we wanted to get in." More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth school spirit, med students seem very well cared for and supported. The medical center was lovely, and there is recreation-a-plenty in the area." More from this Member | Report Response

"They are very ''community'' oriented. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The geriatrician that asked me really challenging but good questions about my future career plans" More from this Member | Report Response

"absolutely beautiful facilities, Hanover area is really picturesque, my first interviewer was smart as a whip and someone I could see as a role model, the third-year clerkship sites are really varied. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The attitudes of the people there. Both the staff and the students are pretty happy and proud to be there." More from this Member | Report Response

"hospital's absolutely gorgeous, the students were extremely friendly" More from this Member | Report Response

"The new hospital was incredible and I'm interested in rural medicine so I loved the area." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital was really beautiful and most of the students matched well for resdiencies." More from this Member | Report Response

"Definitely the enthusiasm and friendliness of the students. They were very down-to-earth, mature, and patient people. The dedication towards the best clinical care possible and the faculty-student rapport is unmatched anywhere else." More from this Member | Report Response

"everybody was very friendly, hospital was new and very bright" More from this Member | Report Response

"How well rounded and genuinely friendly the students and faculty were. The level of satisfaction from everybody I met was extremely high, and what better testament to the quality of a given school could you ask for? The rural setting will either work for you or it won't - I loved it, personally." More from this Member | Report Response

"The friendliness of the faculty, students and everyone in Hanover. The program is awesome." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital is fabulous - big open spaces, lots of light, windows, plants - it felt more like a mall than a hospital. Also, the small class size - it will be 70-ish starting next year with the elimination of the Dartmouth-Brown program." More from this Member | Report Response

"The Admissions Director is so cool. Beautiful hospital. Nice students, very chill. Also, I love the small class size." More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything. This is not a big city or a large school, but I think it is the perfect environment to learn and grow." More from this Member | Report Response

"Beautiful hospital, nice area." More from this Member | Report Response

"Happy students, incredibly welcoming admissions staff, beautiful area." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students seem happy and *normal*, beautiful facilities, faculty/staff/admin seems incredibly dedicated to their students." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital is BEAUTIFUL" More from this Member | Report Response

"I love the location (suits me well). The atmosphere was friendly and not at all " More from this Member | Report Response

"Absolutely beautiful hospital facilities, the students love it there, faculty members seem really close to the students. Beautiful campus" More from this Member | Report Response

"Amazing, friendly, intelligent people." More from this Member | Report Response

"campus was gorgeous and the students were super friendly, always introducing themselves" More from this Member | Report Response

"The people. They were so accomodating and caring. The minority affairs director found me a place to stay on short notice, picked me up from the bus station personally and continued to check on me throughout the day. The students I stayed with were awesome too!! Shot out to the Red Light Ladies!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital is really nice, it looks like a shopping mall, so it is much brighter and more inviting than any other hospital I've ever seen. Hanover is remote, but it is wonderful. Everybody was clearly happy, and even random medical students who weren't part of the tour seemed perfectly happy and well prepared." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital is amazing and the friendliness of everyone" More from this Member | Report Response

"The friendliness of the staff and students, and the kinda new hospital. The personal attention was pretty good . This is one of those rarer schools where calling the admissions office won't result in getting a crabby person on the other line. The higher-ups in admissions are also accessable." More from this Member | Report Response

"Clean Air." More from this Member | Report Response

"Organization and execution of overall interview day. Director of admissions kicked off the morning with an impressive overview of the school and MD program (including having all candidates introduce themselves)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students seemed super happy, the staff was friendly and the hospital was very impressive. The class is small and it really seems like the students were cooperative and noncompetitive" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone I met seemed genuinely nice, even the fellow interviewees. The interviewers were really laid back, the admissions staff was very helpful and nice. Dartmouth is a beautiful school. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The school was absolutely gorgeous. If you love the outdoors, this is the school for you." More from this Member | Report Response

"The friendliness of everyone we met throughout the day. By far the most warm and receptive interview I've attended. Also, the caliber of a DMS education; I think it's really underrated." More from this Member | Report Response

"Host Students were great, interviewers seemed interested in getting to know me, DHMC is new and fantastic, small town, Dartmouth owns ski resort (discounted student prices), all the lakes and rivers! (I'm from AZ)" More from this Member | Report Response

"the location is absolutely beautiful and stunningly luxurious for anyone that appreciates nature. oh, and the hospital is pretty amazing." More from this Member | Report Response

"Students - they are by far the happiest medical students I have met so far. It seems like everyone at Dartmouth is really interested in helping their classmates - from joint studying to sharing notes. It really seemed like a great place to spend four years at." More from this Member | Report Response

"beautiful scenery, nice, good people everywhere, safe and serene, ivy league" More from this Member | Report Response

"the school has a feeling of warmth and openness that i have only seen at one or two other institutions. the admissions staff, as well as seemingly the students and facutly, truly care about the community dartmouth med school fosters. everyone is very excited about working/learning there, and it results in a tight-knit community that seems to function extremely well. the research is cutting edge, and the hospital far outshines anything i've ever seen. when they say it looks like a shopping mall, they're being quite literal." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital (is gorgeous), the people were very friendly" More from this Member | Report Response

"The campus is beautiful. The area seems like it has a ton of outdoor activities. The students seem really nice. I also like the way they structure their exams (Every second monday, they take a bunch of large quizzes)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Beautiful location, friendly atmosphere, sense of community" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth is in a beautiful place--the hills of New Hampshire are amazing, especially in the fall. And the best thing about Dartmouth is the community feeling I promise you'll get there. Most people at Dartmouth are really nice and outgoing, and students are generally happy. It's small-town, friendly and safe." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students, faculty, and admissions officers all are very friendly and seem to be quite intelligent. The hospital is AMAZING. It is about ten years old, but it looks like a shopping mall and it is still being added on to." More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover is one of the most beautiful towns in the Northeast. Hospital was brand new and beautiful as well. People seemed nice, and the students do well in the match." More from this Member | Report Response

"Excellent for someone who loves the outdoors and a small tightnit community. The hospital is rather amazing." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital. Plus almost everybody I met seemed happy and kind." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students. The students were by far the MOST friendly med students I've ever met! They seemed like they LOVED going to school there. It was an impression that I haven't gotten quite as intensely anywhere else. Also, they have a very nice hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"How close the first-years were with each other. Definitely a nurturing, teamwork environment." More from this Member | Report Response

"The area. Amazing place. Dartmouth OWNS a ski lodge. The hosptial, it's a mall. Yea that's right, it's build off a mall design and it contains a small mall inside. Most impressive hosptial I've seen. There's sky lights and natural sun light in every nook and crany of the building. The students were possibly the happiest and funniest people I've ever met. You want to go back to college, go here. The faculty and secretaties make you feel like family." More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth has a collegial environment fostered by the tight-knit student community. The faculty tries to remember everyone's names by posting their pictures on the bulletin board. They do an excellent job in teaching." More from this Member | Report Response

"Amazing location for outdoor activities." More from this Member | Report Response

"New England was beautiful! I interviewed during the change of seasons, but ahead of the snow. Furthermore, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center--while in the middle of nowhere--is the nicest hospital I have probably seen in my life." More from this Member | Report Response

"So many things, the students, the faculty, and also the facilities. Also the possibilities to do rotations in so many places, which are Darthmouth programs (Means you don’t have to setup the rotation)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The quality of the other applicants and the hospital. The rural setting with many winter sports activities. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Everybody is so happy, the school is nice and clean, the town beautiful - coming from inner city America it was almost surreal." More from this Member | Report Response

"THe area is beautiful, and they have a great facility" More from this Member | Report Response

"student happiness is off the charts, location is amazing, hospital is very nice" More from this Member | Report Response

"Friendliness of students" More from this Member | Report Response

"how friendly people are and that dartmouth cares about you as a person, not just a student" More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is very nice, the hospital looks like a mall, there are 4 students/cadaver." More from this Member | Report Response

"the students were incredibly happy and the environment seemed positively non-competitive. the hospital was beautiful and the area surrounding campus is just awesome if you like the outdoors, which i do." More from this Member | Report Response

"the hospital is amazing. Based on a mall design with plenty of spaces to interact and converse. People (both patients and staff) seemed happier to be there than any other hospital I've seen. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Friendliness of the program co-ordinator. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything! I absolutely loved the hospital, people, Dartmouth Green, nature... The whole campus (even outside) has wireless internet. Everyone seemed real happy to be there." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital was wonderful!! My second interviewer was SOOOO nice...the best interview I have had so far." More from this Member | Report Response

"Friendliness of admissions staff, students. The opportunity for clerkships all over the country." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital is one of a kind; you will have to see it! The people are friendly and easy-going." More from this Member | Report Response

"The location is great. Also, the students have a remarkable support system." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students were very nice, laid back. The facilities were pretty modern even for an old school like Dartmouth. The small class sizes and how much student-faculty interaction there is (they'll invite you to dinner at their house)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How happy all the students were, the beautiful campus with wireless internet, and the most patient friendly hospital I have ever seen!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth is a beautiful place, and the people are all very friendly. Class size is small, so everyone is very close and non-competitive. " More from this Member | Report Response

"pretty much everything. the setting - this school really is in the middle of nowhere as the whole upper valley area only has a population of about 30,000; dartmouth-hitchcock medical center is a beatiful, state-of-the art teaching hospital; there is definately an emphasis on ambulatory medicine; grading scheme and curriculum also suit my tastes" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is extremely nice! The admissions people are really friendly and informative. " More from this Member | Report Response

"the medical center was amazing, unlike any other hospital that I have been in. Very impressive. History of the university is amazing as well! " More from this Member | Report Response

"The medical center was awesome. All the students seemed really happy to be there." More from this Member | Report Response

"The campus was beautiful, beautiful. The students were incredibly friendly, really laid-back, and seemed to genuinely like each other. I stayed with a 1st year student, who took me to a party (they had just had exams and were getting together to blow off steam)...not a rager, just a bunch of 1st years getting together to hang out. Gave me a great feel. The medical center is great-- the on-call rooms for medical students are a nice touch. Food wasn't bad. Interviews were really laid-back and conversational. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students seemed like they all really liked each other." More from this Member | Report Response

"the people--students, faculty and admissions staff, they all seemed vey nice and supportive, and willing to go out of their way to help the students. i also liked the curicullum, and the hospital---it is amazing." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students, faculty, doctors and admission staff were extremely nice, approachable and helpful, beautiful area, and the school promotes clerkships at many off site locations around the US and world" More from this Member | Report Response

"that the students seem to like it there" More from this Member | Report Response

"my interviewers were both very interesting people, which made conversation easy. the facilities were nice, other students interviewing seemed really bright and interesting." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students are very tight nit (only about 80 people per class). The hospital is very nice. I liked it a lot." More from this Member | Report Response

"everyone was very warm and welcoming. the admissions office was beautiful. they provided a lot of information about both the admissions process and financial aid." More from this Member | Report Response

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"The supportiveness of the faculty and administration. Students frequently go to professor's houses for dinner. The class size is small. The medical center seems to strive for a holistic approach to healing(One of the reasons it was designed to be like a mall). In fact, the main rotunda even has a baby steinway that echoes down each hall, much like Nordstrom. The opportunity to do clerkships in other hospitals across the nation. I could go to Children's Hospital of Orange County for my peds rotation. The access to the skiway that essentially has no lines to the lift. Access to occom pond(free ice skating in the winter). Dartmouth is a great place to be if you are interested in rural medicine. However, even if you are not it is still a great place to learn since a lot of cases in the New England area end up there. The hospital's student areas/lounge/sleeping quarters." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very pretty campus and unique design of medical center. Friendliness of staff and students. Free shuttle service to the school from the nearby towns." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was EXTREMELY impressed by the students I met, very nice and relaxed, not in a hurry, good sense of humor. They had very positive feelings about the student community and felt the profs were really going out of their way to help them learn. Beautiful location." More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover is beautiful, and the Hitchcock hospital is fantastic." More from this Member | Report Response

"The resources at the school, such as the new hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"the hospital is amazing. honestly, it would be a friggin' treat to do my clinical years there. wow. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover. A very pretty area, quaint and homey. The Dartmouth-Hitchock med center--I've never seen anything like it before, and I don't know how to describe it -- it's like a carpeted mall with a lot of medical professionals walking around. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is gorgeous!" More from this Member | Report Response

"the hospital (new and georgeous, well-constructed, open, filled with light and functions well) and the students (really nice, happy, outdoorsy)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Students, faculty, and Admissions office staff. They were all incredibly nice, and it was well-organized. The students were amazing; my host did a fabulous job of including me in what his daily life was like." More from this Member | Report Response

"the students were incredibly well-rounded and not nerdy or high-strung, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is INCREDIBLE!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The hostpital (DHMC is gorgeous!!), the warmth of the medical community, and the beautiful country setting." More from this Member | Report Response

"Location, I love the outdoors and the area was great for stuff I like to do." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We only had the opportunity to interact with two medical students the entire day (and it was a long day). We saw many other medical students, but they were very disinterested in speaking with us." More from this Member | Report Response

"My second interviewer (a professor) was the only person I met that day who was not extremely pleasant. He was kind of grumpy and made the interview a little unpleasant" More from this Member | Report Response

"A large percentage of the students that I met were pretty unfriendly. I felt that the social environment and the personality of the students was the most negative thing about the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"my first interview the guy was yawning, i thought it was a little rude but i still gave it 100%" More from this Member | Report Response

"Lots of lecture/class time - 7 hrs per day in first year is not unusual - and tests every 2 weeks. DHMC is beautiful, but sometimes seems more like a shopping mall than a hospital" More from this Member | Report Response

"One interviewer was somewhat disinterested and seemed like his mind was elsewhere" More from this Member | Report Response

"people aren't lying when they say hanover is small" More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover is tiny." More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interview questions, rather perfunctory tour of the library at DHMC" More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover is just Dartmouth ( wch is pretty but seriously nothing else there)and I expected the facilities to POP like OMG..but they are good but I didnt see great..maybe i held them to to high of a standard, the facilities are still pretty good." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was very cold in Hanover." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. The way the curriculum set up is kind of scary...... the 2nd year you don't have any tests, just a final for each class. Kind of scary thing to think about, but they do a good job of leading you into it in the first year by giving you "quizes" every two weeks which lead up to the big test. They kind of wean you off of the quizzes so that you can get used to the one big test. THis isn't a big deal and isn't really a negative, but thought i'd put it in here." More from this Member | Report Response

"School's location...but hey its just gonna be a lil over 2 years here..." More from this Member | Report Response

"The 30 minute interviews- I like it when they are longer otherwise they end too quickly/ abruptly. " More from this Member | Report Response

"very cold" More from this Member | Report Response

"The location is very rural. Hanover is very homogenous." More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities are pretty old and run-down. Also, the first year students seem incredibly stressed. Since they have tests every other week, there really is never a break and they said every other weekend is spent in the library. " More from this Member | Report Response

"As most people have noted - the location. Dark and cold." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was snowing and cold (brr!)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Area's location and lack of cultural diversity." More from this Member | Report Response

"My 2nd interviewer was 35 min late, then he spent 10 min with me. Kind of a jerk" More from this Member | Report Response

"Hospital has fewer patients than urban ones. Administration asks you to bring a car with you when you matriculate. Travel to other less remote locations is logistically difficult. I imagine there would be a limit to the number of new people one could meet in such an isolated location." More from this Member | Report Response

"isolation of campus, medical center and medical school not within walking distance of each other." More from this Member | Report Response

"The weather. It was bitter cold; I like skiing, but I don't like it enough to be in Hanover; not much to do besides ''life in the outdoors''" More from this Member | Report Response

"Weather (cold), lack of parking/requirement for a car as a student, hard to travel to, lack of things to do in area, lack of diversity, one crazy interviewer" More from this Member | Report Response

"There is lack of ethnic diversity in the hanover area. However, they say there is socioeconomic diversity. Also, the clerkships in the 3rd and 4th years allow you to go to various places throughout the country and internationally so you can still see a diverse patient population by going to DMS." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not a whole lot... Though the actual med school was shabby in comparison to the hospital. Still pretty nice, however! " More from this Member | Report Response

"Zero to no diversity in sight" More from this Member | Report Response

"Some other applicants." More from this Member | Report Response

"it was cold, and Hanover is so, so white." More from this Member | Report Response

"How small the town is and how much of it is the college. You can get what you need, but it still didn't seem very lively." More from this Member | Report Response

"it was rainy, the town is extremely small" More from this Member | Report Response

"The actual medical school classrooms seemed a little out of date." More from this Member | Report Response

"The location of the school...they don't really have a very diverse patient population at the hospital so they send you all over the US and the world for experience(which isn't very negative). Interview was also too short and my first interviewer very abrupt.." More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover, while a very pleasant town, is kind of in the middle of nowhere" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing (I like the woods)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The location = not a very diverse patient population. There are few enough cases that they do not have an emergency medicine residency. One interviewer didn't seem very interested. It was *really* cold and I nearly crashed my car cuz of the ice on the road. Most other interviewees had their flights cancelled." More from this Member | Report Response

"Cold! But manageable." More from this Member | Report Response

"It is completely isolated, no chance for social interaction outside of med school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Small town, no ethnic diversity among patients." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not a lot of excitement in the area. Overall, I just felt like they weren't doing anything to sell the school besides telling where their students go to residency." More from this Member | Report Response

"Surprisingly rural, downtown Hanover is basically nonexistent...it seems like surviving without a car would be tough." More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover is a little remote (and one reason I ended up not coming here for undergrad)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The student tour wasnt so great, one of my interviewers was 15 minutes late...the other was 30 minutes late (they still both interviewed for 30 mins though)" More from this Member | Report Response

"I heard they curve grades during the second year, which I'm not a big fan of." More from this Member | Report Response

"Medical school itself is kind of old, Dartmouth is in the middle of nowhere though, and it will get quite cold (although it was nice then)" More from this Member | Report Response

"It's a little far from the nearest major airport." More from this Member | Report Response

"the second interviewer was horrible, walked out of the room, interrupted me, looked like he was falling asleep or having a stroke at times. first interviewer was good though." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing at all. I love cold weather and it sure was freezing when I got there!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Umm...not much. Like I said, it is remote, but that can be good or bad depending on your preference. You have the opportunity to do internships all over the world/country, so this really isn't such a big deal." More from this Member | Report Response

"Possibly location, but I was already expecting it." More from this Member | Report Response

"It's really far out there. The cold." More from this Member | Report Response

"Middle of nowhere. Students were somewhat geeky." More from this Member | Report Response

"30 minutes interviews seemed too short, didn't feel I was able to distinguish myself without making it look overly agressive." More from this Member | Report Response

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"Just the location. It's a beautiful school but I'm not sure if going to med school in a small college town is right for me. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The building where 1st years take classes isn't too impressive." More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover - the rural New England thing either works for you or it doesn't." More from this Member | Report Response

"In middle October it was mid 30's." More from this Member | Report Response

"the location is pretty terrible for anyone that wants to work with a patient population of any signficant diversity. something like 99% (literally) white people. many rural poor, but at their own admission, not a very interesting/diverse population. they do make efforts to have a number of off-site clinical locations (at indian reservations, in new zealand, tanzania, etc, but all in all, its still in the middle of nowhere." More from this Member | Report Response

"Location - the school is in (absolutely gorgeous) middle of nowhere, which is bad only because it somewhat limits the patient diversity." More from this Member | Report Response

"ppl arent lying when they say this place is in the middle of nowhere. supposedly its frigid too, and for months on end--probably inconvenient. car is a must. social scene seems dead--kinda a big deal to me, being from the city" More from this Member | Report Response

"it's in the middle of nowhere. on the one hand, this offers a beautiful rural new hampshire town with plenty of great outdoors activities. but the realy upshot of this is a very undiverse patient base. i was told 98.9 percent of the patient base is white (that's a quote). they did say there was a fair deal of economic diversity, but in the end the hospital serves a pretty homogenous catchment area." More from this Member | Report Response

"One interviewer was more or less like "I'm going to ask you a bunch of questions about your AMCAS and you're going to answer them."" More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a bad encounter with a professor who was upset and took his anger out on me. " More from this Member | Report Response

"There could be more variety in Hanover as far as food and entertainment are concerned." More from this Member | Report Response

"I think it would be hard to get a complete education in such a rural part of New Hampshire. From personal experience, as well as the tour, the medical center has little patient diversity, and there isn't much to do in Hanover. If you don't get along with your classmates (although I loved my undergrad ones!), there aren't many other people around to spend time with." More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover and the surrounding area are small and although updated, the facilities at the school are older." More from this Member | Report Response

"Having to commute by car between school and hospital and home would be very unpleasant when it is 0 degrees in Jan/Feb." More from this Member | Report Response

"It is in NH, which is not a very diverse or populous state." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the interview day lasts nearly 8 hours but only an hour is spent actually interviewing." More from this Member | Report Response

"The med school was old and small. Also the location was just too rural and isolated. For some people it would be great, but not for me." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not a very diverse patient population at Dartmouth-Hitchcock." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, but a word of caution. 1. You NEED a car. 2. If you're not outdoorsy (fishing, hiking, running, skiiing, hunting, etc.) you will not like it here. 3. The nearest major city is Boston, which is about 1.5 hours away. 4. It gets COLD. It was 8 degrees F when I was there, but the good news is there is no wind, so it doesn't feel nearly as cold as it is. The selection process is pretty tough, ~5k applicants for 80 seats." More from this Member | Report Response

"I visited during the coldest time of the year. The place looks very isolated. A good car is a must because stores are quite a distance away and weather conditions aren't great. First-year students seem to have drowned from their studies. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The palpable ivy league elitism. Unwillingness of the students to discuss any of Dartmouth's shortcomings given that it is in a rural and homogeneously white area. My student interviewer was cold, spoke very little, and seemed to try to intimidate me. Hello, you are representing the school as well as interviewing me! It was my eighth interview so I was otherwise pretty comfortable talking about my interest in medicine and more excited than nervous to do so. In the initial meeting with the Dean of admissions, she seemed to emphasize again and again how difficult (using words like imposing, hard, pressure etc) the curriculum is, as if they had a way of teaching med material that was harder than everyone elses. And who would want to sign up for that?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Darthmouth is in the middle of nowhere, and I am not exactly sure what population base the medical center targets. New England, in general, is cold, so I can't complain too much about the weather. Furthermore, New Hamshire and Vermont are the "whitest" states in the nation, according to one of my faculty interviewers." More from this Member | Report Response

"The cold, it started snowing when I got there. However you can spend your time indoors. Also the need of a car, I don’t like to drive." More from this Member | Report Response

"The student leading the tour seemed distracted. I think as a busy medical student this is understandable, but I was a little put off in how timid he was in taking us to some of the wards. " More from this Member | Report Response

"It's in the middle of nowhere!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"could take on a "summer camp" feeling because of the extreme isolation of medical students... also, patient population is homogenous (although their problems are not)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Location, lack of diversity among staff, students, and patients (a 4th year students said that he hadn't treated a non-white patient ever!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"it took me 8 hours of traveling to get there from dc." More from this Member | Report Response

"Half of the people interviewing that day were extremely snobby ivy-leaguers." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing, i am almost certain i would go here if accepted" More from this Member | Report Response

"with the relative isolation of the school, jobs for non-medical significant others are pretty limited" More from this Member | Report Response

"that the medical school and hospital/research facility were ten minutes apart by car. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Perhaps 30 minutes were not enough for an interview. I did not get much time to ask questions. I wished we could talk more, but there were other candidates waiting." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not many minorities really..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not enough student interaction. No opportunity to sit in on a class." More from this Member | Report Response

"How rural it was. I don't mind terribly, but I worried a little about diversity of patient population. Interviewers and students assured me that although the patients are racially homogenous (white), their problems are not. They are a tertiary care center so they get plenty of Zebras. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover, New hampshire is a very very small town and there is not alot to do there or even near by no coffee places or shopping and low on diversity." More from this Member | Report Response

"patient diversity is lacking. you definitely need a car to get around as things are spread-out. " More from this Member | Report Response

"little patient diversity. put it this way, you're not going to see many cases of sickle-cell anemia. " More from this Member | Report Response

"We met only two students the entire day, one of whom seemed very bothered that he had to give us a tour. Both my interviewers and the admissions director talked at length about how great DMS students are, and I was disappointed that I didn't get to meet many of them and find out whether I'd fit in here. Also, the medical school itself is a dump. Old facilities, feels like you're in a basement." More from this Member | Report Response

"distance from everything....not that bad, I would be thrilled if I was accepted there, but I would probably be a little bored at the end of 4 years. Also, some of the medical school buildings on campus are not as pleasing to the eye as the rest of the campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"The cost of housing in Hanover was way higher than expected." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. Maybe that it gets cold, but there's so much to do outside (skiing, skating, etc.) that it doesn't strike me as a real detractor. Of course, I'm from the south so I don't know what winter's really like." More from this Member | Report Response

"You have to have a car at Dartmouth." More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't like either of my interviewers. The first seemed really distracted and literally stared at me for a full two minutes before I started asking questions and trying to have an interview. She was definitely a little batty. The other said out right that the time I had taken off after graduating from college seemed like wasted time. Also while waiting for an interview, a student pulled me aside and said that I should not go to Dartmouth. This was the only school where a student warned me not to go there. And, my student host wouldn't meet me until 11:00 at night even though I arrived during the afternoon because she had to study. That seemed a little weird to me." More from this Member | Report Response

"having to wait at the airport for a long time (about 4 hours) for the shuttle to take me to the Hanover." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was -15 degrees the day I arrived, and the town of Hanover is pretty isolated" More from this Member | Report Response

"that Hanover is such a small town" More from this Member | Report Response

"we only met two students really, so there wasn't a whole range of experiences. Hanover is tiny...for non-family types, the social scene would be limited." More from this Member | Report Response

"The library and facilities aren't that hot (at least from what I saw)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Didn't meet enough medical students. The hospital seems pretty slow with a homogeneous patient population. it's cold!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Well...I wasn't negatively impressed at all. Whether you like it at Dartmouth or not is gonna depend on how well you'd adapt to the area. The area is predominantly white, very rural, cold and snowy winters(great for snowboarding and pond hockey), very outdoorsy activities in the summer. If you don't care for that kind of stuff then this isn't the place for you." More from this Member | Report Response

"I'm married, and the Hanover area has no schools at which my wife could continue her education. School facilities outside the hospital pretty drab. " More from this Member | Report Response

"My first interview consisted of me reciting my AMCAS activities while my "interviewer" wrote them down. He asked me to tell him everything I'd done starting with freshmen year of college. Everytime I tried to elaborate on anything he cut me off and asked, "what did you do after that." It was ridiculuous. My lips did not utter a single subjective phrase for the entire 30 minutes." More from this Member | Report Response

"The location. It is rural and I am used to cities." More from this Member | Report Response

"the place is boring. nothing to do. if you're a person of color, gay or anything else outside of the white, outdoorsey, chrunchy type...you will be bored and have a hard time finding people with similar interests/experiences. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover. Not a whole lot to do around here. The med students talk about driving down to Boston on weekends for serious hangouts. But you have your restaurants, your movie theaters, and ski slopes nearby, so it's enough to sustain the average person." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students I spoke to on the tour and at lunch seemed very apathetic about research." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not very much" More from this Member | Report Response

"financial aid - no scholarships, just need based aid (plus you have to own a car, budget for heating oil, etc.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"The bleak medical campus at Dartmouth (there are two "campuses" -- one at Dartmouth, another at the hospital), the small medical library, and the remote location of the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really, I kinda wish it was a little closer to home maybe but thats not the school's fault." More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I greatly value speaking with current medical students when I'm evaluating these schools as potential places I might attend, so I wish I would have known how few medical students I would end up getting to speak with." More from this Member | Report Response

"DO NOT wear heels to the hospital tour. pack them if you want to wear them during your interview and change right before. all the girls with heels had blisters." More from this Member | Report Response

"They are currently going through a major curriculum change which will be implemented for the 2015 entering class" More from this Member | Report Response

"that this would be the first interview where my interviewers were extremely keen on ONLY making the interviews 30 minutes." More from this Member | Report Response

"Take the Dartmouth Coach from Boston, it's cheaper than a flight and there's free wireless onboard." More from this Member | Report Response

"Register your car early with the admissions office. The meter maids are fast!" More from this Member | Report Response

"New Hampshire is one thing, but i expected more from hanover" More from this Member | Report Response

"it was snowing;-)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't schedule your favorite school as your first interview! I was nervous, awkward and didn't have good questions to ask my interviewers. After interviews at just one other school, I feel much more confident and comfortable. I wish I could interview at Dartmouth now!" More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I stayed at the Hanover Inn right across from campus. That would have been much more convenient due to the long distance I had to travel from CA. " More from this Member | Report Response

"How rural Hanover really is." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing I can think of." More from this Member | Report Response

"The medical school is not next to the hospital (you have to drive or take a shuttle bus between the main Dartmouth campus and the medical center)." More from this Member | Report Response

"It is soooo laid back." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing; I had a really lovely day and am very glad I went." More from this Member | Report Response

"I don't think northern New England is for me." More from this Member | Report Response

"Student interviewers can be as capable as faculty interviewers. " More from this Member | Report Response

"It's cold in NH, seriously (but I guess I already knew that) Also, I wish I had brought along my snow boarding gear as my student host invited me out to the Dartmouth ski place. I also wish I had know that the last tour of the day was optional and had planned my travel according to that. Instead of leaving after my interview, I had to wait until the next morning." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not to be so nervous. It really was not scary in the grand scheme of med school interviews!" More from this Member | Report Response

"sometimes you have to be in control of the interview. One of my interviewers didn't have ay specific questions and just wanted to talk. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What applying to CECS PhD really takes." More from this Member | Report Response

"That I could get nervous! One of my interviewers asked very open-ended questions that sort of threw me off, and I got terribly nervous. A short break, some water, and taking my jacket off seemed to help." More from this Member | Report Response

"How laid back it was going to be. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Parking is horrible." More from this Member | Report Response

"That my interviewer was going to be so into my research" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth admissions is rolling and acceptances are offered as early as October 16, contrary to what is on the MSAR (November) and their brochure (January)" More from this Member | Report Response

"That the med campus (though not the hospital) is with the rest of the school, which offers a ton of events and resources." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"How great the school is. DHMC is amazing." More from this Member | Report Response

"How small Hanover is." More from this Member | Report Response

"Getting to town is a little tough, but I would say fly into Boston, take the shuttle, and stay with students that live near campus or who can get you to your interview. Or consider renting a car..." More from this Member | Report Response

"It's fricken hard to find parking at the admissions office even at 8:30 am" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should have stayed with students." More from this Member | Report Response

"that there is no grocery or nightlife in hanover" More from this Member | Report Response

"The day is about as laid-back as you can get. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Should have learned more about their training." More from this Member | Report Response

"Despite trying to be friendly, there is still some Ivy snobbery among the faculty." More from this Member | Report Response

"Understanding what the "comprehensive" refers to in new comprehensive cancer center at DHMC." More from this Member | Report Response

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"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"that DHMC is such an amazing, beautiful facility; also that it's 5 miles from campus, so you definitely need a car." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, researched everything pretty well." More from this Member | Report Response

"how unbelievably beautiful that area is. im going skiing there this winter" More from this Member | Report Response

"by 6 pm its pitch black outside, youd think it were midnight. dont miss exits or get lost, or there could be trouble. poor highway lighting, basically none" More from this Member | Report Response

"almost no students live on campus. that said, no one really seemed to think this had any bad effects upon their ability to all become incredibly close and work together at all hours of the night." More from this Member | Report Response

"How close Dartmouth is to Boston (~2 hours)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Facilities aren't that wonderful, you can walk the whole campus w/o a problem" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. Safety and Security stopped and offered me a ride from my dorm room because it was snowing and they saw I was dressed up and in heels--typical Dartmouth. =)" More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital and medical school are about a ten minute ride from one another." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing I can remember" More from this Member | Report Response

"50% of applicants who get an interview are eventually offered admission." More from this Member | Report Response

"The grading system is Honors/Pass/Fail" More from this Member | Report Response

"Didn't realize that it was THAT far north. When I drove up at night, it was pitch black, so hope your high beams work." More from this Member | Report Response

"There's not much to do in NH. The cost of living/tuition is crazy." More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth sees itself as an all around medical powerhouse of the likes of the other ivy league schools, rather than a unique school with a unique (and valuable) perspective on medicine. The latter was how I viewed the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"It is incredibly difficult to get to NH, and that Dartmouth is as isolated of medical school you will find. Furthermore, your interviews are scheduled to be only half an hour each. This is way too little time, and I felt incredibly rushed and unable to talk about important aspects of my application." More from this Member | Report Response

"More about the Dartmouth-brown program, I showed a little interest and they set me up with an interview with a brown rep. I didn’t want to do the program after the day, because to having to leave my classmates and be introduced into a class which many have been together for 6 years. However, admissions said it didn’t effect my consideration to the 4yr Darthmouth program." More from this Member | Report Response

"That you can get a good map of the hospital from the help desk if you interview at DHMC. Also, I would recommend asking the lady at the help desk for directions as well. I got lost." More from this Member | Report Response

"One of my interviewers was an @*!" More from this Member | Report Response

"You need a car to attend DMS because everything is so far away from the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"30 minute interviews are FAST. also, stay with a student... best way to know if you'll be happy there" More from this Member | Report Response

"the Brown-Dartmouth program" More from this Member | Report Response

"cant thinkk of anything" More from this Member | Report Response

"The school's location is EXTREMELY rural." More from this Member | Report Response

"there is a fair amount of down time when you're waiting for your interviews so just bring something to read and keep you awake." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviews weren't as stressful as I was expecting them to be. (These were my first ones) " More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. However if you are staying at Hanover Inn, make sure to ask for a special rate for DMS candidates. Oh yea, I expected an open-file interview, however one of my interviewers did a closed-file. No big deal though - he is a great fellow who seemed genuinely interested to get to know me." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, it was a very pleasant day." More from this Member | Report Response

"The Dartmouth four year-program allows students opportunities to serve clerkships in urban settings." More from this Member | Report Response

"That they had cookies in the cafeteria. They give you a decent amount of money in your cash voucher; be sure to get a cookie! The food in the cafeteria is pretty good; something I wouldn't mind eating for a few years." More from this Member | Report Response

"It is a very hard palce to get to with out a car, and you would definately need a car there, not very much of a college town but great med school!!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"get there early - parking in the visitor lot is tight" More from this Member | Report Response

"the hanover inn is about a 10 minute walk from the med school. if you have the money, it's the place to stay." More from this Member | Report Response

"How extremely isolated and rural the town is. Beautiful place, but I didn't realize the town was that tiny! Boston is 2.5 hours away, though." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"How low stress the entire day was" More from this Member | Report Response

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"Dartmouth is extremely isolated. As soon as I saw it, I knew it wouldn't work out." More from this Member | Report Response

"It might be a good idea to somehow get the shuttle schedule, and book your flight around that." More from this Member | Report Response

"How isolated the school is...Boston is probably the closest urban city around and it's 2 1/2 hours away" More from this Member | Report Response

"that the interviews go by really fast" More from this Member | Report Response

"there is kind of a split of opinion as to whether or not the brown-dartmouth program is a positive experience..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Hanover isn't that bad. But then again, I'm from a small town in PA, so I'm comfortable with the small town feel." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the students lived all over the place. That you sometimes get stuck in clinical sites that are far away even if you don't want to leave Hanover." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish the Vermont transit and Advance Transit schedules were easier to understand. In fact, I wish the interview packets sent to us included information on how to get from Manchester Airport to Hanover." More from this Member | Report Response

"That I could have dropped off a copy of my AMCAS to my first interviewer and spared us both the waste of time." More from this Member | Report Response

"the brown/dartmouth program made the place that much more impressive and enticing. i couldn't do 4 years in hanover. but spending the first two years in hanover and then getting to go to providence (rated as the mose livable city in the US) for my clinical years....now that's a nice deal!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The Dartmouth-Brown program. I heard about it before the visit, but it wasn't until I talked with my host that I realized this was the option for me. Doing your clerkships in Brown will expose you to medical practice in a diverse urban setting, which clerkships Dartmouth can't offer." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I had known more about the difference between the Dartmouth program (all 4 years at Dartmouth) and the Dartmouth-Brown program (2 years at Dartmouth, then 2 years at Brown - you get a Brown diploma)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How to rock climb" More from this Member | Report Response

"New England is gorgeous in the (early) fall." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience; made some new friends. Talk as much as you can with current students." More from this Member | Report Response

"i stayed at residence inn and really enjoyed it. They have a shuttle that picked me up from the lebanon airport and took me to my interview. The hotel also offers a great complimentary breakfast everyday and complimentary dinner on weekdays" More from this Member | Report Response

"DMS is a great school in a wonderful, quiet location. Their students are very friendly and match to top programs in their field. If you enjoy the backwoods location, outdoor/winter activities and the small cohort, it will be a wonderful place to study medicine." More from this Member | Report Response

"dartmouth was really nice. I really hope I get in, this would be a hugeeee relief. definitely has that ivy-league feel" More from this Member | Report Response

"What a cool school!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, the students were very happy and enthusiastic about the curriculum and life outside med school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth is very generous with financial aid. It would be a great school to go to, if you can stand the cold." More from this Member | Report Response

"I interviewed with the assistant director of admissions and a faculty doc. Both were kind." More from this Member | Report Response

"Looking through the SDN feedback the one thing i read many time was how rural the location was. Yes this is true, but people failed to mention how breath-takingly beautiful the area is. Holy moly. Its amazing. I went when the leaves were turning colors and....wow... The place is so serene. I grew up in a large CA city and go to school in an even larger CA city, but i can see myself living here no doubt. Another thing is that there is ALWAYS something to do during every season of the year. Mountain bike, white water kayak, snowboard, ski, run, etc. etc. THere are two interviews..each is 30 min. THe day is pretty typical. You start off with presentation from associate dean of admissions (who also interviews) and then financiial aid and general stuff like that. THen you go on bus to the hospital (which is amazing), then you come back or stay there depending on where your interview location is. After interviews is an optional tour of the campus, which is one thing I wish they did differently. They wait for all interviewers to be done at like 345 or so to give one tour of the school. They should have multiple tour guides that way those who are leaving early to catch a flight can still go on the tour. I had to leave and would have liked to seen more of the campus. The interview day as a whole is VERY laid back and chill. The interviews reflect this as well.......it reallly was just a casual conversation between two people. We talked about the weather, the wildlife, sports, etc etc. Basically anything that came to mind. Of course there was medical related talk as well, they were just clarification questions about my app and/or they wanted to hear more about experience X. They are really just interested in getting to know each individual to make sure that you fit at their school. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Funny fact... Tuition and all at Tufts uni for a year is about 80k or so Average debt of matriculant at dartmouth is a lil over 80k lol crazy huh???" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth is a fantastic place- the location is the only issue" More from this Member | Report Response

"I arrived at 8:45 am and met the group of student interviewees. Everyone was really nice and I thought this was my funnest interview day. We had a lively talk about the school and then got to visit the hospital (DHMC), which was wonderful and did not feel hospital-like. Then, I had two interviews and got a tour with a very nice, enthusiastic tour guide. Everyone seems very happy and there are wonderful cultural outlets/opps in this place. Dartmouth is awesome! " More from this Member | Report Response

"Dartmouth is a really cool school. They really put a lot of effort into making you feel like they want you. If I can get over being in Hanover, Dartmouth would be perfect. Interestingly enough, no one every asked me 'why Dartmouth?'." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, fine. The admissions people are really nice and friendly. The interviews were laid-back and casual. There was one annoying applicant there who kept asking off the wall questions, but that's not the school's fault. Nice place--too rural for me. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Generic pre-interview stuff - financial aid, classes, etc. then on to the hospital for a nice tour and a decent hot lunch, then either stay at the hospital or go back to admissions for two short, laid-back interviews, then a short tour of the student facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewers were great and my interviews were both nicely flowing conversations. But the best part was definitely the students!" More from this Member | Report Response

"There were two half-hour interviews; the first with a student in year 2 and the second with the chair of admissions. The student's interview was more structured and he wrote down responses; the other interview was free and conversational, which I preferred." More from this Member | Report Response

"Most interviews at Dartmouth seem to be open-file, but there are some who prefer closed-file, and by the luck of the draw both of mine were closed-file. However they were both very easy-going and friendly interviews; one of them in particular flowed very easily and left me with a very positive feeling. There are two tours; one of the medical center and one of the school. Unless you happen to get a student interviewer (seems to be a small percentage of the interviewers), the tour guides will be the only students you meet unless you go out of your way to find others to talk with, or you stay with a student (which I'm really glad I did). One of my tour guides was neutral, the other was really enthusiastic and happy." More from this Member | Report Response

"We started off the day with a presentation about the school and financial aid, then a tour and lunch at the medical center, followed by interviews back at the admissions office. My interviewers were nice, and they were both low-stress." More from this Member | Report Response

"Arrived early, had a meeting, went on a tour of the hospital, had lunch, then returned to admissions office area for interviews, followed by a tour. " More from this Member | Report Response

"In the morning you go to the admissions office at 3 Rope Ferry Road. If you are hungry, you can grab a bite to eat across the parking lot at a tiny cafeteria. Come a bit early so you have time to look up information about your interviewers in the white binder they have in the room. They have a nice big room with comfy couches and a fire place. This is very conducive to a friendly environment, and everyone will be talking/getting to know each other. They give you a folder with your two interviewers, who may be at the hospital (doctors) or at the admissions office. You then go to a big board room where there is a Q/A session and Financial Aid session. Next you jump on the shuttle to the DHMC hospital, where you get a tour and lunch. People with interviews there will stay there, otherwise, some may come back to the admissions office for their two interviews. Afterwards, you may get some time to get to know your fellow interviewees even more back at the admissions waiting room. It is at this time that you may choose to leave if you want. If not, feel free to grab a cup of coffee or make yourself a cup of hot chocolate. Then two students come to give you a tour of the local facilities for medical students (ie classroom/labs). However, they do not show you the anatomy labs. I am wondering why. Overall, it was a good experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, DMS is a great school and I got a very good gut impression from it. The major pluses are the stunning ''House-MD-like'' hospital facilities (new, big, mall like space concept), the small class size about 80 or so, and the very nice and collegial people there. The negatives are the lack of diversity in the lebanon area and you have to be able to find things to do at DMS because it is a small town. Other that, it is a great place to go to school and if I get accepted, I'd probably go." More from this Member | Report Response

"I really like the school and the facilities. The students I met were very positive about Dartmouth and had great things to say about it. The interview went well and was pretty straightforward. The first interviewer I was scheduled with turned out to be on vacation, so they sent over someone from admissions to interview me. She was very nice and flexible about it, so it worked out fine. I really had a good connection with the second interviewer (the surgeon in opthamology), who tried to get to know me and learn about my experiences. All in all, a very good day." More from this Member | Report Response

"They are a small country-like community. For those who like clubbing and frequenting pubs this isn't your place. However, if you like skiing, riding your bike, running and staying physically and spiritually healthy, this is a jackpot. It's certainly a place my grandfather would love ...very slow paced life indeed!! You also need a car, unless you want to rely on the small shuttles that are funded by the community! My experience here was just very interesting!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Welcoming, challenging, exciting, fun." More from this Member | Report Response

"You arrive to the admissions office, which is in the historical med school, before 9 in the morning. They had a nice warm fire, and coffee and tea available. After a thorough orientation and financial aid presentation, you take a bus over to the hospital where you have a tour and lunch with a med student. Interviews are after lunch. Some interviews are at the hospital and some are back at the main campus. There are two interviews with faculty committee members, and they may or may not have read your application. You re-group at the admissions office, and takle a short tour of the med school, and then the day is over. Be sure to check out the fitness center if that sort of thing interests you- it's beautiful. Also, stay with a student if you have the chance. Dartmouth attracts really interesting, diverse students. " More from this Member | Report Response

"day starts w/ admissions overview, a 3rd year student led tour of the hospital, lunch at the hospital (which was very good), interview w/ 2 faculty, an optional tour of the hanover campus led by 1st year student. pretty relaxing experience. except that my 1st interviewer forgot that she had to interview students that day and never showed up, so they had to re-schedule a bunch of us with someone else." More from this Member | Report Response

"The day started early but there was very little downtime. There were about 20 of us and we all met in the admissions office followed by a very long presentation from the dean of admissions about the school. The two interviews were both low stress and there weren't any ethical or ''fix healthcare'' type questions. Overall, it was a very positive experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"Pleasant...I really want to go here!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Both faculty interviewers have access to all application materials, but one of my interviewers chose not to read anything beforehand while another seemed very familiar with my file. As a result, the first interviewer asked general questions and offered little feedback. My second interview was fantastic. I don't know if the school specifically picked my interviewer, but the doctor and I had lots of interests in common so we had a great conversation. I wish we could have chatted for more than 30 minutes." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviews were after lunch, and both of mine were with physicians. I was pretty anxious going into the first one, but the guy was easy-going and he set the tone right away. It was a pleasure after that, and I came out at the end of the day feeling like I had really been able to express myself." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was pleasant, but I wish I didn't go in the winter. A fine institution!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is pretty amazing" More from this Member | Report Response

"We started at the admissions office with an overview and a talk by financial aid, then took a shuttle to the hospital where we had a tour and lunch. I stayed at the hospital for my two interviews (some people went back to campus); one of my interviewers preferred closed-file interviews so handn't looked at my file yet. After a shuttle back to the medical school, we had a brief tour there." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had an awesome interview experience. Drove up the day of the interview from NY starting at 4am, so I wasn't exactly rested. Had a hard time staying awake during the financial aid talk. Great group of interviewees, conversation was not especially akward, people seemed to get along. " More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a very nice, relaxed experience. I left feeling very, very impressed. Everybody was comfortable about the school, and they were all very happy to sell Dartmouth to interviewees." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is located in a picturesque region of Hanover, and the entire campus is impressive because of the architecture and what not. Small introduction to the school and financial aid. Then shuttle to the hospital, which is like a giant mall, and lunch with students. Everyone I talked to likes the school and is happy. At the same time, I just didn't feel a great deal of excitement. Interviews were very relaxed and conversational, so don't stress about that. Just use the interview to gauge if you'd actually like to go to the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"I enjoyed my interview day. It began as usual - with a group of about 12 students assembled in the admissions office. I was impressed by the friendliness of the staff. There's a group session on admissions and financial aid - sort of Dartmouth's chance to sell themselves to you. Watch your coffee intake before, it's a couple hours without a break. After that, the students take the bus over to the medical complex. It's surprisingly large for basically being in the woods, and beautifully designed. There was a short tour by a medical student, although it amounted to standing outside of several elevators. Lunch follows, and then interviews at either the medical campus or back at the medical school. I spent a lot of time walking around the medical complex before my interviews, and I'm glad I did. There's a great medical library, and just exploring the outpatient departments was a lot of fun. Everyone I stopped to talk to seemed sincerely happy. As far as interviews go, they were pretty informal, basically just coversations. The whole day is nothing to worry about - use it as a chance to figure out if Dartmouth would work for you. Also, I enjoyed hearing my interviewers reasons for ending up there themselves." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great day, with a very informative Q&A by the Director of Admissions, and two separate tours by students (the hospital and the campus). Interviews were generally laid back conversations." More from this Member | Report Response

"good but hectic" More from this Member | Report Response

"The whole day was very laidback. It was well organized, splitting the tour up so that if you needed to leave right after your interviews you could. Neither of my interviewers were closed-file (which I was expecting), both were really just interested in getting to know me." More from this Member | Report Response

"The MD/PhD interview day was a lot more intense than the MD interview day. As soon as I found out I got into Dartmouth, I dropped all of my other interviews (Duke, Yale, etc.) So, it was a favorable interview experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"see above" More from this Member | Report Response

"Go Dartmouth!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was pretty standard. One interview is closed file and the other is open. Everybody is very very nice. If you are coming for an interview, just sit back and enjoy yourself, its a very nice school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Again, very very laidback conversational interviews. Nothing to worry about. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The school was nice enough with decent facilities. The interviewers weren't the nicest people (they were faking the being nice part and you could tell). About half the interviewees felt that way about their interviewer on that day. Interviews were too short so I couldn't ask any questions. The hospital is really nice, but the spectrum of disease/injury was quite limited." More from this Member | Report Response

"Best interview process of any school I visited. A lot of thought went into organizing the day. Left with a feeling that DMS program is very complete and addresses all the needs of today's med school student." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a great time, both the tour guides at the hospital and at the med school were very positive. I think Dartmouth would be a great place to go to school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Totally conversational, no stress involved. They didn't even ask me those expected "why medicine?" or "why Dartmouth?" questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, my experience here was quite nice. Everyone, including my host student was very friendly. If you are invited for an interview, you are truely being highly considered for this school for they have a rigorous selection process. After some finacial aid info, we toured the hospital. We then had lunch which they pay for with the tour guide. They are very open and make it comfortable for people to ask any question. My interview with the physician went okay. He seemed like a nice guy but was glancing at his watch every 5 mins, which was rather distracting. The interview with the med student went a lot better. It was a fairly conversational interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a well-structured day, with a lot of great information. One thing lacking was a serious discussion about the DMS cirriculum. It seems like they're kind of relying on Dartmouth's image to help sell the school, because although people in the field that I've talked to speak highly of a DMS education, the admissions officers weren't going over many specifics of their educational program. Also, the Brown-Dartmouth program sounds cool, too bad it's ending." More from this Member | Report Response

"I stayed with host students, attended class with them before interview (out of 20 interviewers, I think I was the only one to do so-recommend it). Students seem nice, one was unhappy/homesick. Interviewers are nice and interested. " More from this Member | Report Response

"a pretty good presentation of the school. i was lucky enough to be there on a day when a rep from brown med came to discuss the brown/dartmouth program (which im applying to....but note that you can only choose one of the dms or bms/dms programs and cant apply to both.....they ask you at the end of your interview), so i learned a lot about that program. and all in all, i found the admissions people to be pretty candid and honest about the school. they were very willing to discuss their lack of a diverse patient population and other problems that other students brought up. a good day all together. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I had two one-on-one interviews, one 30 min long, the other slightly longer. Both were very much down-to-earth, laid back experiences. The interviewers seemed more interested in getting to know me as a person than in intimidating me. " More from this Member | Report Response

"pros and cons. city folk beware, its very different. winters must require serious accomodations. quizzes every 2 weeks here. the most prominent feature is the location. schools old, seems good though and supposedly faculty are caring. this place is way northeast" More from this Member | Report Response

"my first interviewer was more excited than i was - she was great. she knew my application, but instead of simply asking me about the experiences, she really probed me about their meanings to my overall goals and life experience. she offered a very interesting and rather unique interview experience. it was much more of a conversation than an interview. the second interview was more by the book - standard questions about my research and other experiences. a bit stone-faced, but still very nice and welcoming. overall i was very at ease, as was everyone else that day (as we all sat in a big welcoming room and compared notes throughout the day). unfortunately the interviews seemed very short and you won't have a lot of time to ask questions about the school. there's an info session, and other time to talk with faculty and students though, so if you have questions there's plenty of opportunities to ask them." More from this Member | Report Response

"A very good experience, a friendly staff and tour guides, a well-informed talk at the beginning of the day, and one so-so interview and one AWESOME interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewers were very nice and tried to be conversational. They were tough but fair, very low stress. NO questions about healthcare or national issues, just kept it about me." More from this Member | Report Response

"I went to Dartmouth as an undergraduate and loved it! Most everyone in the school (and town) is kind, friendly, and happy. The location is absolutely gorgeous and a lot of fun if you like being outdoors. Unfortunately, if you don't, and aren't a fan of drinking/partying, there isn't much else to do (although I guess you'd study more!). The other downside to the rural location is lack of diversity in both the general population, and in the patients. The DHMC (med center) is high-tech, and the best in the upper-New England area, but you wouldn't get to see a wide range of cases or patients. So I applied to the Dartmouth-Brown program (only such two-school program in the country!), which allows you to spend the first two academic years at Dartmouth and the second two clinical years at Brown. As for the interviews themselves, my Brown interviewer was nice, and had a list of questions prepared for me that took the whole half-hour. My Dartmouth interviewer was the microbiology professor (teaching a number of my friends that term), and basically spent 15 minutes trying to convince me that I needed to spend the next four years somewhere completely different before sending me on my way. I think he was right." More from this Member | Report Response

"The day started off with a presentation by an admissions officer and then a financial aid presentation. Then there was a tour of the hospital followed by two thirty-minute interviews. My first interviewer didn't really ask questions. He just listed stuff off of my AMCAS. The second interview was with a second-year student and went much smoother. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview was the mostlaid back I had. The interviewers seemed to try very hard to put you at ease and ask you get-to-know-you qustions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall the day was very pleasent and as relaxed as could be expected. The admissions and financial aid presentations in the morning were a bit tedious but the hospital tour was great and the interviews were very relaxed and more like a conversation than most other interviews I have been a part of." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview day was typical, talks about the school/financial aid, then a tour of the hospital and lunch. Interviews were after lunch, with the option of touring the med school at the end." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very relaxed conversations. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Most laid back interview I have ever had. Questions focused mainly talking about myself. If you can call them questions. Very conversational. My 1st interviewew wanted me to talk about lacrosse (I played in college), my research, and my summer landscaping job. Oh she also had a history degree so when talking research I had to make sure she understood what I was talking about. The second interviewer talked a little about himself, then asked about me, and then about the area." More from this Member | Report Response

"I enjoyed the opportunity to get to know Dartmouth better. I stayed with a student host whom was extremely nice. All the students I've spoken to loved Dartmouth. The interview itself was very low stress." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was disappointed to see my #1 or #2 school slip to near the bottom of my list because I found the attitutes of the people to be so unfriendly or false. I just got the feeling that Dartmouth is trying to be something that it is not (emperor's new ivy clothes). It is small, rural, with an excellent clinical and public health perspective though CECS and runs the largest and most import health care system in northern New England. It is not Hopkins, Harvard, or Penn all of which wield serious research resources and medical influence. I guess I expected more humility or at least ability to articulate their particular strengths." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, an awesome school with an amazing teaching hospital. But the location and lack of diversity are big turn offs." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a great time, stayed with 4 first years and they were all very cool and went out of their way to be helpful. They were interested in me and got to know me. The school is very nice too. It has caring people who believe that all of the people interviewing are great candidates. The school is rural and is in the small town of Hanover. In the town of Hanover there is also the undergrad campus of Darthmouth, and a business school. The hospital is awesome, it’s large, new, and looks like a mall/airport. The setting may be a problem for some people, but I loved it, you can do so many outdoor activities and chill out. The students play four square and basketball during their breaks/recess, similar to elementary school. It is a tight knit community which is very welcoming and loving. The interviews were relaxed and went smoothly. The interviewers wanted to get to know you and know your motivations and passions." More from this Member | Report Response

"This was my first interview and I was extremely nervous. I think it probably was apparent and affected the interview. My best advice is to relax as much as possible and use the opportunity to have a discussion with the interviewer. I felt that I was in the mode of answering specific questions followed by awkward pauses. My first interviewer was very nice - I didn't realize how nice until I met me second interviewer. Not that the second guy was mean, maybe a little pompous, it is just that he would look through papers as I was answering his questions. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The day began at 9:00 a.m. with orientation followed by a tour of the medical center and a complimentary lunch. Then there were two 30 minute interviews followed by a quick campus tour. The two interviews are equally weighted. I was interviewed by a 2nd year medical school student and a Ph.D. medical school and undergrad lecturer. The interview with the medical school student went well (she even said so) but the other interview was a disaster. It was awkward and only lasted 15 minutes instead of 30 because he could not think of anything else to ask me and it seemed he wanted to get back to his computer. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Two one on one interviews, both very conversational and not a grilling type interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"great school, amazing location, extremely happy students... the catch is that hanover is very isolated and that promotes a kind of tightness between the students that could become claustrophobic OR could make them the best friends you've ever had... depends on you. also, outdoor recreation is a must there... that's about all there is to do in that area" More from this Member | Report Response

"It's okay" More from this Member | Report Response

"my first interview was with a student - vevry relaxed and fun. my second interviewer just wanted to talk about himself and about how his kids ended up at dartmouth medical school after doing other things first, etc. for example, he said - i see you studied abroad in ireland. I went to ireland. and proceeded to tell me about his whole trip." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you don't see yourself in a rural town, don't go there because you will not fit in." More from this Member | Report Response

"i had a great time on interview day. both of my interviewers were very friendly, one was a pediatrician and the other was the director of admissions. the interviews were layed back. it seemed as though they just wanted to get a sense of who i was. the campus is beautiful, the people are friendly. if you are headed to an interiew at this school just relax and enjoy the day. " More from this Member | Report Response

"We met at 9 in the morning at the admissions office for a (long) talk about the Dartmouth program, the Dartmouth-Brown program, and financial aid stuff. Then it was off to the hospital via shuttle to get our tour by a fourth-year student who snagged a couple classmates to join us for lunch. They were very helpful in telling both the positives and drawbacks of the school (location and isolation) as well as giving a bit of insight into our interviewers. Then it was wander around a bit before the interviews with a free half hour between. Afterwards a bunch of us caught the shuttle back to the admissions office and got a tour by a first or second year. Finished up around 4:30. " More from this Member | Report Response

"There was one panel interview in the morning, which I didn't like because different people were interested in different aspects of my application and the questioning was not coordinated well. A question about research was followed by a question about cooking, and then it bounced back to a follow up question about research again. It was definitely NOT conversational. Three people asked questions and the rest of the panel were just staring at you. Then I met with 8 different researchers. It was a long day. The morning of the second day was spent in a conference room at the medical school, and we had two more interviews with MDs at the hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a blast. There was quite a bit of downtime throughout the day, however I spent it talking with others. We had a great bunch of candidates there. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The first part of the day was SOOOOOOO BORING with talks of financial aid... The hospital tours were cool... Lunch was nice... grab a cookie there if u can! The first interviewer was a BIT stern....he's 70 years old! But a nice chap... and the second guy was really really awesome! Everyone there is so nice, though I felt like it was time for Christopher Columbus to arrive any moment to the New World..." More from this Member | Report Response

"The day was well planned and everyone I met was extremely friendly and happy about the school. The medical center is very nice and completely wireless (internet access). Both physicians I interviewed with had attended Dartmouth Medical School and had returned after years of being away. That gave me a good feeling about the school, to know that people had experienced something else (both went to Harvard) and decided to return to Dartmouth. Overall the interviews are VERY relaxed, actually I didn't get a chance to talk as much as I would have liked as the interviewers both really enjoyed talking about the school. Although Dartmouth is definitely rural, there are many opportunities to go away. In fact, they required that you take at least one clerkship away from the school and that can be in places as far as Key West or as close as Concord, NH. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviews were more conversational than I had anticipated. The first interviewer did not ask any of your standared "why medicine" questions. The interviewer allowed me to more-or-less select the topic and pace our conversation. The lack of straight-forward questioning gave me the impression that my interviewer had reached some sort of a decision about me prior to the interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"I loved my experience at Dartmouth. The day is well organized and the admissions staff are very helpful. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Pretty laid back. My first interviewer was very friendly and he spent part of the time trying to sell the school to me (I'm not a superstar). My second interviewer was less impressed with me and grilled me a little on a few classes that I had taken. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I was very impressed with the school, faculty, students, curic., and opportunities but not with the town. You need to come see it to see if it is a fit for you." More from this Member | Report Response

"a very good experience overall. the interviews were very laid back and friendly, and the people there were genuinely nice. lack of patient diversity seemed to be a problem, but the students there said they were adequately prepared for rotations in high volume hospitals. dartmouth is a little isolated - sort of in its own world - so if you're used to big cities it might not appeal to you. but otherwise, it's a great institution - open to feedback, good research and physicians, very family and community oriented place." More from this Member | Report Response

"DMS was everything I'd expected from my research on the school. It is a small New England medical school, to use their words. It is a rural setting, with a patient population representative of the varying socioeconomic statuses of the people living there. I had two interviewers, one a professor and one a second-year student. Both had read my file before the interview and asked questions relating to things I'd written about. Neither grilled me or did anything unpleasant; they just wanted to convserve with me and get to know me a little better. The admissions staff is very open about how the admission process works, and they're also very nice in general. In large part because of the ruralness and intamacy of the whole place, DMS is my clear-cut top choice." More from this Member | Report Response

"I expected to really like this school, and I was extremely disappointed." More from this Member | Report Response

"great! very relaxing day, met a lot of great people who were there being interviewed as well. really try to get to know the other people who are interviewing with you because they might be your classmate and they might have some good insight into schools where they have already interviewed and you are about to interview. Dartmouth does a great job of selling itself as a collaborative and competition-free school. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Very, very positive experience overall. Dartmouth shot to the top of my list." More from this Member | Report Response

"The two interviewers had very different styles. One interviewed open-file and asked specific questions relating to my application followed by ethical questions. The second interview was closed-file and told me to just talk about myself." More from this Member | Report Response

"I knew Dartmouth wouldn't work out from the moment I arrived. It was just a wrong fit and two weird interviews confirmed it." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a great experience and i really liked the place. The students are nice and they seemed pretty happy there. There were two interviews, both were pretty conversational. One was given by a student, and the other, by a faculty member. Both interviewers were members of the adcom, and i thought that was cool too. Overall the school is cool and pretty laid back." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall I had a wonderful visit. The interviews were not stressful at all. The students made it abundantly clear that it is not a cut-throat environment and the class is very close. Professors are very accessible and willing to help and most days the lecture runs from 8-12. Besides the weather (snow from Oct.-Apr.) and the location...I can't see any other down-sides to this school. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I was too nervous to have good interviews. It seems like a really good place to go except fore the size of the town and the cold weather." More from this Member | Report Response

"Relaxed, informative day overall. Was asked repeatedly if I like to do outdoor activities. I think they are definitely looking in that sense at the whole applicant, not necessarily just grades etc. They seemed very conscious of their rural, removed setting which is an attractant to some and the opposite for others." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviews were laid back. I applied to the Brown-Dartmouth program so I interviewed with a Brown representative. She was very sweet. Both were just conversational." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great place to be. Only reason they aren't ranked higher is because their research dollars don't stack up to big city hospitals. Eliminate the dollar amount and they are top 10. Oh ya...if you have Dr. Bzelik interview you make sure you know your amcas. As someone pointed out earlier he is the interviewer that basically asks you to regurgitate your amcas experiences in chronological order. Thankfully I did not have him but a couple of others there did. After the interview you will be presented at the next adcom meeting and voted on by a committee of 24(which includes the people who interview you). Its not a yes or no vote. Each person gives you a score which is tallied for a total score at the end from what I understand." More from this Member | Report Response

"Both of my interviewers were very nice, but the interview in general was not as relaxed as the other interviews I have had. In addition to selling their school to me, they are seriously selecting the students who fit their school." More from this Member | Report Response

"One interview was by an MD who asked standard questions. A couple ethical questions regarding what you would do with results of unethical experiments (Tuskagee exp etc). Asked about my experiences etc. The second was by a PhD who focused much more on my research, including a couple tough specific questions. He also asked me "What is the biggest problem in the world today" at the end of the interview. This was my first interview day and I was a little extra nervous, but the interviews really were not so bad. " More from this Member | Report Response

"My first interviewer had about as much personality as prokaryotes that he did research on. It was a total waste of my time. My second interview was great. It was laid back and conversational, and my interviewer seemed genuinely interested in me and my goals. Overall, Dartmouth is a great place. I think it comes down to whether or not you want to go to med school in the middle of nowhere, which may be appealing to some, including myself, for several reasons." More from this Member | Report Response

"Aside from the MD/PhD committee interview, everything was low stressed." More from this Member | Report Response

"great interview. very nice people. my first interview was open file...the second one was closed file. in the first interview i had a great rapport with the guy because his son went to my undergraduate school. he kept saying how impressed he is with folks that come from "X" school. that definately helped. he asked what i'm doing now. and then he threw some ethical questions at me. no problem." More from this Member | Report Response

"Orientation with about 20 other applicants. Financial aid program. Tour of Dartmouth-Hitchcock med. center led by cool med students, lunch w/ cool med students, 2 30-35 min interviews between 1 and 3. One was with an admissions staff, who was very conversational; and another with an MD, who just asked me 2 questions and then let me ask him mine. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The day at Dartmouth was pleasant - although fairly long. There were about 20 other interviewees there: a very large group! We started off with an information session at the school and then were bused over to the medical center (about 5 minutes away). There were had a tour and then lunch with medical students. (Very informative). Half of us had the two interviews at the hospital, then other half headed back over to the school. At the end of the day, we had a tour by a 1st year of the facilities in Hanover. Very, very relaxed atmosphere. " More from this Member | Report Response

"two interviews, both with doctors. one doctor just let me aks him questions mostly - we talked a bunch about the experiences abroad that dartmouth offers and about some experiences (non-school) that i'd had, what i'm doing now, etc. he was really nice and we had a great conversation. the second interviewer talked a lot, so i didn't say that much, but he was also really nice and the interview wasn't stressful. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Great." More from this Member | Report Response

"Talented people, incredible facilities... an awesome experience (though a bit out of the way)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview day was excellent and very comprehensive. They addressed all aspects of a Dartmouth medical education: medical, personal, and financial questions. They also provided a very detailed tour of the hospital. The admissions staff was one of the friendlier and more organized ones that I encountered throughout the application process." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very positive experience, if I wasnt applying MD/PhD to other places this would be one of my top choices." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

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Student 119
Faculty member 1
Admissions staff 4
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

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Enthusiastic 55
Neutral 14
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

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7.87 70

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

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In state 2
Out of state 65

What was your total time spent traveling?

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0-1 hour 2
2-3 hours 17
4-6 hours 19
7+ hours 31

What was your primary mode of travel?

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Airplane 42
Automobile 23
Train or subway 4
Other 3

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

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< $100 13
$101-$200 12
$201-$300 3
$301-$400 10
$401-$500 12
$501+ 8

What airport did you use?

Boston Logan

Manchester-Boston International

Boston Logan International

Lebanon

Logan

Boston

Manchester

MSP

LEB

BOS

MHT

Where did you stay?

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At school facility 0
With students at the school 27
Friends or family 5
Hotel 29
Home 0
Other 0

General Info

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

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7.79 76

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

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5.96 76

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

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5.36 76

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

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8.61 23

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

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9.09 23

0 = low, 10 = high

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

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6.14 22

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"none" More from this Member | Report Response

"None come to mind at this time." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a negative experience with my student hosts, who were not interested in talking to me & were only minimally hospitable. I think the school should make sure that student hosts are actually interested in hosting." More from this Member | Report Response

"none really, day was pretty straight forward, although having to take the bus was a LITTLE stressful" More from this Member | Report Response

"It'd be nice to meet more students through the process" More from this Member | Report Response

"The whole process was fantastic! My only wish is that I could have seen more of the school itself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything is on paper which makes things slow! Also, an online status page would be nice!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why the hold-out on going electronic?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Let us meet more students! ;)" More from this Member | Report Response

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