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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"An old man is in the hospital with a terminal illness. One of his sons would like to withold further treatment and let him die a peaceful death. The other son would like to take all measures possible to prolong his life. How would you reconcile this situation?" Report Response

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

"What are two areas of medicine that will face challenges in the future?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine and not music? (I was a music major)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A child needs a blood transfusion in order to live, but the parents of the child are opposed to it for religious reasons. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There are many careers available helping people, such as social work. Why do you want to become a doctor and not pursue one of these other fields?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UC website, read cnn.com health articles." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The reputation of the school, especially Children's Hospital, the Clinical skills lab, the laid-back atmosphere, the emphasis on opportunities abroad, such as a program in Honduras." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt very closed-in in the building--there are no windows and low ceilings. Also, the emphasis on having time to party and drinking got a bit old. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would be so laid-back." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall I had a great experience in Cincinnati and it is definitely among my top choices. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2004

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