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  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winston-Salem
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Why Wake Forest? Would you be happy living in Winston-Salem?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"What kind of medicine do you want to pursue? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why don't you want to be a surgeon? Obviously if you can play the piano you can handle a scalpel well. (because of course any piano player can become a surgeon and all) " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to go to Wake Forest? It's so expensive. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Most of the interviewers are nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students said "it's okay. I only got in here, so I had no other choice." My interviewer tried to convince me away from Wake Forest because "it's expensive." He also had rude mannerisms (rolling his eyes, questioning my reasons for applying there, etc). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Winston-Salem is not a very exciting town. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a lot of high hopes for this school. Unless you are really comfortable going to school in a smaller Southern town, I wouldn't put too many high hopes in this school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2004

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