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  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

40 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)?

"Why medicine? Why not education? (I have done research in education and I have a campus job as a supplemental instructor)" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you had a friend who was a pothead and you had talked to her about the problem and she blew you off? (ethics question)" Report Response

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

"How would your friends describe the "true" you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What type of leader are you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your position on the current state of the health care systerm? Managed care, doctor's salaries, etc. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read the viewbook, reviewed my application, check out this website, tried to keep up to date with current controversial issues in medicine." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly. I stayed with a student host and actually went to dinner with 25 other first year students to celebrate someone's birthday. The students seemed very social and have lives outside of school. The pbl rooms are also very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was pretty short and the school is not very large. We also did not get to see much of the hospital system." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was a pretty relaxed interview. Rochester is interested in just getting to know who you are. Don't stress out too much, just be yourself." 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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