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  • University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Honolulu
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

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 is the one most profound experience you have had in your life?" Report Response

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

"One interviewer asked me detailed questions about what classes I took and which one was my favorite." Report Response

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

"Who are your role models and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could invite any 5-6 people from any period of time (dead or alive) to a dinner party, who would it be and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I'm doing clinical research and was asked by both interviewers how do I know if my patients aren't lying and if they are compliant with their meds, since I work with psychiatric clinical studies." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over my application, websites on ethical issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Problem Based Learning curriculum, students seem really happy to be there and seem very close since there's only 62 per class" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were kind of old and small, but a new one is going to open next year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview with the dean is not really an interview. He goes over your application and tells you where you've earned points and why you were granted an interview. Then it's basically your turn to ask any questions you have, so be prepared to have questions for him." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall my interview experience was pretty laid-back. My interviewers were more interested about me more than anything else. They didn't ask any ethical questions except related to my work. Most of the questions they asked were related to my extracurricular activies and my life." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/12/2004

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