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  • University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Honolulu
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

3

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 JABSOM?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's the Vietnamese population in Southern California? (Note: I am Vietnamese, and we were talking about how in Santa Ana there was a Little Saigon)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Blanking out. Most of the interview is standard stuff. Nothing too far out in left field." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, researched the school, reviewed personal statement and secondaries, and had a couple mock interviews with friends and professors" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of everyone. Everyone at the school seemed really helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, I can think of. Maybe the heat. It's a little hard to dress professionally in a suit and everything when the weather is humid and it's 80 degrees outside." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Honolulu International Aiport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Hawaiian Village

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/7 and 11/8/2013

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The secondary application should be online, instead of mailed." Report Response

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