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  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cincinnati
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"How are you relieved of stress?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"We went through all my extracurriculars. Be prepared to speak about these." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Many medical students become stressed as a result of the demands of medical school. Who, or what do you turn to in such times of high stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions--the interviewer had my AMCAS in front of him, and we went straight through it. He did not ask, "Why did you choose UC?" He did not ask, "Why do you want to be a doctor?" Nothing ethical. Very straight forward--it was all about me." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor, read the UC webpage, check out the medonestop section of UC's webpage if you get a chance. Pay attention to the introduction given upon arrival to the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"UC is 17th in the nation as far as funding is concerned, and I was very impressed at how they are making excellent use of this resource. Very nice labs" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"From the exterior, the appearance of the school is not overwhelmingly beautiful. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"One other thing...If you got a C in a class, be prepared to explain. I didn't get a C in anything, but the interviewer informed me they are supposed to question any student who has one about why it happened." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The faculty at UC go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. They go so far that after the interview, if you feel it went badly, you are permitted to request a second interview, no questions asked. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/13/2004

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