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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"1. Why U of Iowa 2. Why Medicine 3. How would you help a friend who is addicted to alcohol? 4. Discuss a time you showed compassion 5. Discuss a time you needed help" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had 24 hours to do anything, with no financial constraints and the laws of physics don't apply, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"think of answers to the questions for the structured part of the interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"amazingly huge facility. big complex of buildings. I hear they keep adding new stuff constantly. The lecture halls, every chair has an outlet and a jack for internet access. People seemed quite nice. My drivers refused to take my tips to them." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hmm... I don't know about the rest of Iowa City, but the part near the school seemed quite empty. Not much going on. A lot of farmlands. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The structured part of the interview was not fun for me, someone who's not comfortable with talking about myself for extended amounts of time. They take a lot of notes between questions. And it seemed like they didn't like to talk much." 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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