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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?

6 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?

One-on-one

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)?

"What solutions do you propose to combat the rising cost of health care?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you discovered a friend/classmate had a substance abuse problem?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do to manage stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time you had to deal with an unexpected or disappointing outcome." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review interview feedback on SDN, study medical ethics, write out answers and practice outloud" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities and learning communities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost of attendance for non-residents" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How warm it would be! It was unseasonably warm and the conference room the interview group was stationed it was roasting. The whole group was uncomfortable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 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?

12/3/12

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

7 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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