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  • Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hanover
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me about your research....Also, If you had a million dollars to spend on research, how would you use it?" Report Response

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

"What would you like me to tell the admissions committee about you?" Report Response

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

"What qualities would you want your physician to posess?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which of your clinical experiences helped you build compassion? Can compassion be taught?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you couldn't be a physician, what other profession would you consider?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over the school's DVD, SDN website, all my application materials, the school's website, some major topics in ethics, and mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the people--students, faculty and admissions staff, they all seemed vey nice and supportive, and willing to go out of their way to help the students. i also liked the curicullum, and the hospital---it is amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"having to wait at the airport for a long time (about 4 hours) for the shuttle to take me to the Hanover." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It might be a good idea to somehow get the shuttle schedule, and book your flight around that." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great experience and i really liked the place. The students are nice and they seemed pretty happy there. There were two interviews, both were pretty conversational. One was given by a student, and the other, by a faculty member. Both interviewers were members of the adcom, and i thought that was cool too. Overall the school is cool and pretty laid back." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2003

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