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  • Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hanover
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What are you doing now? " Report Response

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

"Given how much you love your present work (i'm a field organizer for gay and lesbian activism), what are you gonna do when you get to this school, and barely have any time to engage in this type of work?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""There have been a lot of medical discoveries made using very deplorable research techniques (ie. Tuskegee Syphilis Experiments and Dr. Mengelev's Holocaust Studies)...what should we do with the information gained from these experiments?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In 10 years, what are the biggest issues of the day going to be for the medical field? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read website, read brochure, talked with best friend who is a first-year at the school, called the admissions office to talk with a student in a club that interested me. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the hospital is amazing. honestly, it would be a friggin' treat to do my clinical years there. wow. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the place is boring. nothing to do. if you're a person of color, gay or anything else outside of the white, outdoorsey, chrunchy will be bored and have a hard time finding people with similar interests/experiences. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the brown/dartmouth program made the place that much more impressive and enticing. i couldn't do 4 years in hanover. but spending the first two years in hanover and then getting to go to providence (rated as the mose livable city in the US) for my clinical that's a nice deal!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great interview. very nice people. my first interview was open file...the second one was closed file. in the first interview i had a great rapport with the guy because his son went to my undergraduate school. he kept saying how impressed he is with folks that come from "X" school. that definately helped. he asked what i'm doing now. and then he threw some ethical questions at me. no problem." Report Response

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