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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?

35 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?

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)?

"How would you go about helping a friend who had substance abuse problems?" Report Response

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

"How do you know when to ask for help?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Although I have millions of reason why I want to study medicine, I still consider "why Medicine?" the toughest question for applicants because giving the one best answer to this question is a always challenging." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Wrote responses to possible interview questions. Browsed this website. Read over my essays, had mock interviews, and prayed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The design of the medical facilities, the support from the student and faculty, and unlimited opportunities to explore your own ideas and become a leader. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not a lot of celebration of cultural diversity in the downtown area." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I will have the opportunity to meet so many members of the admissions committee at the dinner gathering." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my very first interview and the very first diversity weekend event held at the school. It was well organized, extremely informational, and very rewarding interms of the support of the staff and students who helped put everything together." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/05/2003

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