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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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)?

"What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good physician?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Name a time in your life when you showed compassion?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"In your mind, what is a one of the largest health problems in the world and how, as a doctor, would you solve it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name a specific time when you had a problem you couldn't solve and how did you go about solving it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this interview feedback forum, prepared answers and practiced, reread AMCAS and secondary essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new facilities are very impressive and the study areas are modern and conducive to student's needs." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We were rushed through the tour because the interviews were held very early in the afternoon." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known more about what questions would be asked and prepared a little better." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2003

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