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  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Little Rock
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

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)?

"We don't know you, so tell us about you and who you are." Report Response

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

"What activities outside of medicine do you participate in? (I took this to mean extracurricular activities and jobs.)" Report Response

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

"How do you plan on paying for school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have a backup plan if you don't get in next year?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had a patient who needed surgery, but her insurance would not cover it, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this website, talked to others applicants, and read the newspaper." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How nice the people were. The interviewers were not a part of the admissions board. They were advocates and not adversaries. I liked that a lot!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The bagels." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Find out where to park. Make your self famiiiar with the building and know where to go. It makes you look more prepared. Who wants to walk around in a suit all morninig looking for the meeting room?" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a good experience. They had a "program" for an hour to help relax you. I was actually ready to do my interview when I got there. Sitting around for an hour with 15+ other applicants can make you more nervous in my opinion. The interviewers want to help you. It's not a drill session!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2002

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