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  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winston-Salem
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What is the biggest problem with medicine today?" Report Response

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

"Why Medicine? There are many ways to help people, why not the Peace Corps/PA/nurse?" Report Response

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

"Why pursue medicine now? (I'm a non-traditional student)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(Nothing really interesting so I"ll just give another question) Will being away from your family have a negative impact on your time in med school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you never, ever get in, what are you going to do? (Wasn't sure if they wanted a determined answer of "that will never happen" or a responsibly thought out plan of action for the future.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview feedback, school website, read over AMCAS and secondary applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"friendliness, curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great school. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I truly loved the school and could see myself there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

GSO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

3/18/13

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 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?

"I think the directions to the Admissions office should be a little more detailed. Specifically, park in the B parking garage on the Orange level. (They don't tell you which garage and they call it level G, but the garage is color coded, it's not level G until you're inside the hospital.)" Report Response

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