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  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winston-Salem
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Why Wake Forest?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Can you tell me about your family?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What sets you apart from everyone else? Why should we pick YOU?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What disappoints you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read questions on SDN. mock interviewed and rehearsed answers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The cost of living is incredibly low. The autumn scenery is beautiful. The admissions office is incredibly friendly and transparent about their process (they told us the date of the adcom meeting on which our applications would be discussed). And they kept putting out food for us!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The surrounding area is quite boring. The student lounge and study areas are rather gloomy and dated. The gym is TINY. And one of my interviewers kept cutting me off mid-sentence over and over again." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That one of the interviewers would keep cutting me off mid-sentence." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Probably the biggest downside of the school was the drabness of the student areas. They are tucked into a corner of the hospital and they have no windows. If bright and spacious study areas are important to you then Wake Forest might not be the best fit." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

RDU

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Fairfield Inn by Marriott-Hanes Mall

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2012

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

3 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Please put out signs or something to help us find the admissions office. I got lost many times. Also a student hosting program would be nice. But otherwise in person they were incredibly nice and I loved the endless supply of snacks." Report Response

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