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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"What would I do as a physician if I had a patient who was a Jehovah's Witness and was refusing a medically-necessary blood transfusion." Report Response

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

"If I were standing in front of the admissions committee what would I tell them about myself that separates me from other candidates." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What qualities would I want in a physician for myself or my family members." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, went over my answers to the standard interview questions, used sdn." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are beautiful, everyone is really nice, and the academics seem top-notch. They are implementing a new integrated curriculum in 2014-2015, and they fully briefed us on the changes. Seems great. The Case-Based Learning session with 4M students is really a fun and interactive way to spend part of an interview day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Iowa City seems like a small city, but I'm in NYC right now. By all accounts, it's a great town so I don't really have any negative impressions." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"The case based learning session is nothing to be stressed out about. It's fun, the moderators were really nice, and it's a great way to feel engaged with the school and your fellow interviewees. Enjoy!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2013

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None! They are extremely friendly and the interview day is well-organized." Report Response

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