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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)?

"line-by-line questioning of the anecdotes and phrases in my personal statement" 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)?

"why new haven?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"about my family" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"one interviewer went line-by-line through my personal statement asking for background info/more context for some of my anecdotes" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read interview feedback surveys, read school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school of medicine has a lot of history, small, close-knit community of students and very involved faculty. very positive atmosphere. also, the anatomy labs hardly smell!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"3rd and 4th years sometimes do rotations in other small-towns around the state" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"more of the history, the schedule (classes start at 9am), the students are very active in extracurricular pursuits" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i thoroughly enjoyed my yale interviewer. the interviewers seemed genuinely interested in getting to know me, and the whole day was relaxed, the students were friendly and full of useful info about living in new haven (as a grad student) spend time talking with the medical students--they seem genuinely happy and they are also very interesting/cool people to meet. this might give you a sense of the med student community." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2003

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