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  • University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Toledo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your work as a substance abuse counselor." Report Response

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

"Why MCO?" Report Response

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

"Other questions came directly off of my application, and ranged from my childhood family experiences to my college education. Very conversational, low stress!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do I think that substance abuse treatment works, why or why not? (referring to my experience as an addictions couselor)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was very difficult. Standard questions for the most part. Nothing ethical or hypothetical." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this website, read MCO's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! An excellent school, and an excellent choice! I was pleasantly surprised by my experience at MCO. The interview environment was very laid-back and stress-free. The school is very nice, campus is beautiful, and the facilities are outstanding. Another plus is that MCO contains 1 of only 7 or 8 USMLE testing centers in the nation. You don't have to go anywhere else to complete your boards (except the clinical skills portion)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school and faculty genuinely care about students! There is a strong spirit of cooperation among everyone." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You will be scheduled to attend two interviews, both of which are one-on-one, and can last up to an hour. The interviews are designed to be non-threatening, and the interviewers that I spoke with conducted the interviews more like conversations. It was a fantastic opportunity to ask questions, and get the feel of the school. Usually one interview is scheduled before lunch and the tour, and one in the afternoon. The tour is nice, the students are helpful. There are sessions on admissions and financial aid in the morning. I interviewed with 8 other students." Report Response

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