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  • University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Vermillion
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Describe ________. (read something off of my file)" Report Response

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

"How did you prepare for the MCATS?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see youself in 10 years? (They REALLY want family practice/rural so be ready to answer this question especially if that isn't what you want to do)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What three words would your friends use to describe you? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe your drive for applying to medical school" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read everything I could find about the school, read newspapers, etc. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff is very friendly and upbeat about the school's program. This is the sort of school where you need to be self-driven to achieve. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The ENTIRE medical school is one building. They are building a new building but after seeing some other campuses I was really disappointed" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are really conversational and not heavily directed toward medicine. They just want to learn about you. Oh, based on how many people applied this year, more than 1/3 of the applicants will get in!!!! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2002

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