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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Iowa?" Report Response

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

"Why Medicine?" Report Response

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

"What kind of a doctor do you want to be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a time when your communication skills helped you achieve a goal." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time when your communication skills helped you achieve a goal." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinics are really new and nicer than I expected, the little med student "families" or whatever they call them seem nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the interviewees were really nice and friendly, but about half of them were just talking to their friend from their hometown in Iowa. I have a feeling the school might be sort of clickish in that sense. (I'm out of state)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The lunch isn't that great, so I would have eaten more breakfast. No way for out of state students to get in state tuition. Scholarship money seemed less than adequate." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall I liked the school, but it didn't give me that warm fuzzy feeling that I need to justify going out of state. I withdrew a few days after the interview due to an acceptance at a top 15 school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2004

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