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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?

5 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"why medicine? " Report Response

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

"what is an important issue in medicine today/how should physicians handle it?" Report Response

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

"what qualities do you have that will make you a good doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"carver website, read articles authored by UI doctors, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the learning communities are fantastic- very high tech facilities, brand new buildings. the admissions office staff are wonderful. great reasearch opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interview itself was rather impersonal- i don't much care for interviews with standardized questions, and the fact that all the interviewers do after asking these questions is smile and nod- i do understand the rationale for this sort of practice, however. the interview was also pretty short. the info sessions lasted 2.5 hours in a room that was much too small for the 16 people there." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that i'd be waiting in a room for an hour before my interview. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2003

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