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  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Durham
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

""What would you do to redo your college experience?"" Report Response

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

""Why did you go to U.Va.?"" Report Response

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

""How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?" (seriously)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is a wahoo? (my school is UVA)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are some of the disadvantages to being in a fraternity?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, prospectus, read my essays (all 50) for the school, read research I had done, read everything in the history of human kind. Practiced interviews, etc" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Curriculum. Fast. Rigorous. Open. Early patient contact (second year clerkships). Great reputation. Great student aid. THE SOUTH! This was a major one. This was the only school I applied to in the South. Little does Duke know what a major draw that is to us southerners." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Stress level of the school. There is an AOA here; and I would have to study my tush off indefinitely." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Rapid interviews mean you can't get any sense for the faculty whatsoever." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great!" 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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