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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

Open file

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

"High School GPA and class rank" Report Response

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

"Non academic activities in HS and college" Report Response

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

"Why are you looking at IU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical Question: You tell a family you believe their baby has Down's Syndrome and send off the appropriate genetic tests. Then, you discover that the baby also has a disorder where the esophagus is not correctly attached and the baby cannot eat. Surgery is necessary, but not urgent; however the baby will die if you never do surgery. Along with this disorder often come heart and lung defects as well. The parents are young and only want healthy children. They tell you not operate until the results of the genetic test are returned. If the test is postitve for Down's they do not want you to operate, and instead wish to let the baby die. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethical question above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor website, IU's website reread my AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Overall atmosphere on campus. People seemed happy to be there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The organization of the day was not impressive. The tour was a fifteen minute walk outside basically to get us to a location for a presentation. The lunch was not well organized to ensure there were enough medical students to speak with the interviewees." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"-" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although the organization of the day was not great, I left more impressed with IU then I thought I would have. Everyone was very nice and was very honest about life at IU. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2003

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