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  • Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hanover
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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

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)?

"What do you do during your free time?" Report Response

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

"About my work." Report Response

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

"Why medicine, why now?.. (related to my being a non-trad)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which books do you read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you given any thought to the fact that most of the people in your class will be much younger than you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Brochure, DVD from Dartmouth, went over my AMCAS and secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! I absolutely loved the hospital, people, Dartmouth Green, nature... The whole campus (even outside) has wireless internet. Everyone seemed real happy to be there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Perhaps 30 minutes were not enough for an interview. I did not get much time to ask questions. I wished we could talk more, but there were other candidates waiting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. However if you are staying at Hanover Inn, make sure to ask for a special rate for DMS candidates. Oh yea, I expected an open-file interview, however one of my interviewers did a closed-file. No big deal though - he is a great fellow who seemed genuinely interested to get to know me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a blast. There was quite a bit of downtime throughout the day, however I spent it talking with others. We had a great bunch of candidates there. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2004

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