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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
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 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)?

"Why did you choose CASE??" Report Response

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

"What made you decide to apply to medical school?" Report Response

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

"Any questions for me? come with lots of questions!!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None, it was a purely conversational talk that ran the gamut from obesity in the US and health disparities to high school sports." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read SDN, skimmed my personal statement, spoke to current students, & read the CWRU website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything!! The facilities were newer and part of a beautiful campus. The students all seemed chilled out and friendly. They staff was great. They had a special meeting and great for minority students to ask off-the-record questions to current students of color." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The freezing cold Cleveland weather. Parking in the school ramp was $9 for the day and they don't validate parking." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

" (-) Tuition is VERY expensive. Yearly budget is ~$50K. (+) 95% of students who interview at Case end up getting into a medschool somewhere. That probably would have boosted my confidence a bit if I'd known that ahead of time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The Case interview was awesome!! It was my 7th interview and just when I started to feel jaded and bored about the whole process, Case managed to make things interesting. Dr. Kirby was a great interviewer." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/23/2004

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