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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"How do I think the affordable care act will affect medicine over the next 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to do the research that you did?" Report Response

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

"Why the University of Utah School of Medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interviewer told me his 90yr old mother with dementia needed a hip replacement surgery and asked if I was her doctor whether or not I'd try to convince him to allow the surgery. Why or Why not?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a doctor opposed to a nurse, PA, etc." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Completed one mock interview with two MD friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All of the current students were very positive about their experience there and were willing to answer ANY questions you had about attending the U for med school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The mixed messages about when we will hear about the admissions committee decisions. Different UofU SOM officials reported different things, which has made the waiting process somewhat frustrating." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"All requirements must be current within the last four years. If you take a year off before applying you can't count anything you did your first year on their secondary application." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"None. It is a great school and easily my top choice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/15/13

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Send out post-interview rejections fairly quickly to those that historically have absolutely no chance of being selected." Report Response

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