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  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Little Rock
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Tell us about yourself? Tell us about your research experiences?" Report Response

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

"What hospital work have you done? Have any patient contact?" Report Response

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

"How do you think you can handle being an MD/PhD? What do you know about their lifestyle?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"True/False A good doctor practices his craft all the time. WARNING: The answer was FALSE b/c a good doctor makes time to READ to keep abreast of current research and techniques in his/her field." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think an MD/PhD does after graduation? How does he/she get jobs? How do you think an MD/PhD surgery resident makes time for research?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"5-month sporadic prep: read magazines, watched news, read books, websites, talked w/ advisors, profs, and other students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How nice everyone was!!! They really went the distance to make you comfortable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not being asked enough questions about my character and personality--most questions were about my research." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the MD and MDPhD interviews were combined into one session." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, UAMS really takes care of its interviewees. Directions were clear and left no room for confusion or mistakes. Staff and faculty were warm and friendly and will make you so comfortable that you will spill all your complaints and worries if you don't mind yourself. Take heed! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/09/2004

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