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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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 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)?

"Why Medicine? Why Iowa medicine? What is a big health care issue today adn how can we solve it." Report Response

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

"What makes you a good physician? How will you handle stress of medical school? How do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

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

"How do you know when to ask for help and how do you do it? Anything you want to tell admissions committee about self?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None really struck me as interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When do I need to ask for help. Misunderstood the question at first and had to regroup to answer question..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this site, Iowa web site (very helpful!), my applications, etc. Looked over the 5 questions adn prepared general answers. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people there are VERY nice and friendly. The new building was nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The medical students didn't seem to be very well rounded individuals. I tried to get info about what else students do besides join committees and serve adn study... adn there was nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would definitely get those five questions so that I could prepare perfect responses for them. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very low stress, adn the people were really nice. The interview is predictable adn relatively easy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/13/2002

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