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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why Yale?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"stuff specific to my app" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing - all were related to my application (though my first interviewer really seemed to have taken the time to go through my application thoroughly and prepare interesting questions beforehand)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing particularly difficult" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, looked at the Yale website, read over my secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seem very happy and the Yale community seems to have a lot to offer (which kind of makes up for the location)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not much" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Prepare questions for Richard Silverman beforehand because, as other people have said, you spend quite a chunk of time with him." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day was relatively short, and I got an ever-so-slight whiff of disorganization (but not too bad). You may have to roam around quite a lot for your interviews, so be prepared for that. Other than that, both of my interviews were very conversational and both seemed intent on making it a stress-free experience. Overall, it was a positive experience and I got a lot of questions answered." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/24/2003

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