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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?

4 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 type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine? How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"What are you hobbies? What do you do if friend in med school has alcohol or drug problem?" Report Response

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

"What personalities contribute most to success in med school? How do you know when you need help and how do you ask for it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this site, talked to Iowa students the night before, thought about the interview topics indicated in the invitation letter, read my applcation" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone I met was extremely friendly and helpful. Strong focus on primary care and community medicine in which I'm very interested" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"interview was a bit awkward --the few set questions with no feedback, and the fixed, allotted 25 mins was too short." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the visit and interview were very relaxed, and everyone was nice. I didn't have to be so nervous. (It was my first interview)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great people, many opportunities for students -- both academic and extracurricular Expensive tuition for out of state, cold, isolated location" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2003

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