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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Where do you see yourself 20 years from now?" Report Response

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

"What has been your most important experience in college? (This led on to a thorough discussion of that experience and my role in it, so I'd make sure to have a lot to say about at least one experience.)" Report Response

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

"What has been your favorite college course?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about the current changes in healthcare? (This was very open ended, but I feel it let me show that I was informed about current events in medicine.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you weren't going into medicine, what would you do? (I had prepared for a different form of this question, i.e. if I didn't get in, but the way it was phrased made me have to come up with something on the spot.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practicing answering questions on SDN and other sources (beware though, a lot of the questions more than a few years old on here don't seem to be used anymore, at least for me, e.g. define professionalism, if you saw a classmate cheating, etc.), Reviewing my application, Know some general info on curriculum (I wasn't asked directly about this, but I was given an opportunity to show that I knew some of the competencies)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Getting to see the campus, Friendly interviewers and staff, Gained a lot of valuable info from the sessions" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Indy Traffic: Make sure to plan to get there with plenty of time because I lost 25 minutes in rush hour traffic/missing some turns." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview really isn't that stressful, and it seems that they really just want to see if you have good conversational skills." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very well organized day; I wish there was a tour though, but I was able to walk around the campus myself during downtime between events. I left feeling confident and impressed by the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/5/2012

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None." Report Response

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