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  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Durham
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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)?

"all questions were straight from my app -- so i don' think they will be helpful to others who are preparing." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none of them were particularly interesting. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"ethical dilemma about an HIV patient, but really not very difficult or involved. seemed like asing ethical questions were just obligatory." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over long secondary essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"that the average debt load of students is so low." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"lots -- the students didn't seem that happy and a little snotty. the curriculum seemed a little too intense (i heard the word rigorous more than I would have liked). the students and faculty kept talking about how they were better than other top schools, which was annoying and unnecessary (just made duke look paranoid)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that duke is not so flexible about what you can do during the third year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really didn't leave Duke with a good feeling. I know it is a great school, and many people might be happy there, but I don't think it is for me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2002

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