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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you handle working with someone who is difficult?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if someone refused a life-saving transfusion because of religious reasons?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you like us to know that isn't on your application?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a specific example of a time you solved a problem." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced answering the questions that would definitely be asked. Looked through Iowa's website. Looked through SDN interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly everyone was. The school really tries to cater to the students. The CBL session was pretty fun." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Seems like there isn't much to do, but perhaps I'm wrong. I grew up in a small town so I don't think living in Iowa City will be too big of an issue." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Cedar Rapids

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Iowa House Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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