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  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Durham
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?

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)?

"What fields of medicine are you interested in? (2x)" Report Response

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

"We have a distinctive third-year program. If you were at Duke, what would you do during that time? Is that why you are interested in Duke? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about the greating challenge that a leader faces." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a classmate you admire and why." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I did a Ph.D with Evans <a super-famous organic chemist>. I know you majored in chemistry. Tell me about your research. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my secondary and my AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospitality of the visit. Everybody was so nice, the campus was beautiful, and people really had a lot of pride in their school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it wasn't stressful" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This interview was very conversational. All of the questions asked were about stuff I had written in my personal statement or in my secondary. I think they were trying really hard to put the applicants at ease and relieve some of the pressures with interviewing. The day consisted of: orientation with the dean, financial aid, lunch with med. students, tour, and then 2 30 min. interviews. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2003

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