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  • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Aurora
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

Closed file

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

"What do you think is the number one problem with health care in the US?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you don't get in?" Report Response

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

"What is the weakest part of your file, in your opinion?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me everything that has taken place in your life to get you in this chair at this moment." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You have a patient with Parkinson's who is no longer responding to conventional treatment. There is a procedure to inject stem cells into his brain. The stem cells come from aborted fetuses. Would you advise him to try the procedure?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read up on bioethical issues, kept up with current events and read about the school. I also reread my personal essay the morning of my interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff were very nice and had great senses of humor. They really seemed to want to help us. The students we met were very nice and seemed happy. The new campus that they are building is going to be AWESOME!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wouldn't get to benefit from the new campus because it won't be ready for awhile. The current building is pretty old and depressing and the parking situation is bad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that you can't rent a car if you aren't 25 in Denver!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a really positive experience. Everyone was very nice and helpful. I stayed with a first year student the night before and I would recommend that to anyone. It was interesting to see a typical evening with them and hear what they had to say (what admissions might not tell you)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2003

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