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  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Haven
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?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me about your background" Report Response

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

"Talk about your clinical experience" Report Response

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

"What do you like most about Yale?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why is malaria prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa? (I had talked about malaria in my personal statement)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Technology has made it possible to perform a wide array of medical procedures. Would you be willing to go to all lengths for your patients? (Specifically, would you help a pregnant patient change the sex of her child?)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"StudentDoctor network, talking to current students, read personal essay and supplementary essays, MSAR 2004-05" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students' genuinely friendly attitude. They all seemed to have very good rapport with one another and they were eager to talk about their experiences at Yale." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Everything was agreeable, even the weather!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You can request to be hosted by first year students through the Office of Multicultural Affairs" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was initially very nervous as this was my first interview, but my interviewers were very conversational and even helped me with some difficult questions. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/05/2003

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