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  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Haven
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why Yale? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about the most interesting research that you've done. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One of my interviewers, a psychiatrist, had two pages of notes about things I had written in my AMCAS and 2ndary. As soon as I sat down he explained the format of the interview, which had flexible time limits set for each set of questions. This was a bit intimidating at first, but his background and in-depth dissection of my personal statement led to an extremely interesting and insightful interview. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What challenges do you think that you will face as a physician personally? What challenges do you forsee with medicine in general? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, yale 24/7 website, looked over amcas + 2ndary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were hella cool and really enjoyed being there. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were ok, but not amazing. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews were 60 mins. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the day was great. I had a split schedule, so one interview before lunch and one after. The students were cool, and the day was structured well. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2004

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