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  • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Aurora
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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to practice rural medicine?" Report Response

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

"What should I tell the admissions committee is the main reason to admit you?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything you would like to tell me about your file, like your grades or tests, before I look at it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you taught yourself a skill on your own?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is there a type of person that you would not want to practice medicine on?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview posts, read over AMCAS and my essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"There's a feeling of excitement over the Fitzsimmons campus and the students seemed to be very social and happy to work together as a team." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour wasn't very helpful. There wasn't much to see in the old campus and the new campus really isn't built yet. Construction seems to be taking longer than anyone expected, so it's hard to tell when the new facilities will actually be in use." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are semi-open, meaning they have read your essays and seen your extracurriculars, but they don't know what your grades or test scores or like. I wish that I had a better prepared response to "Is there anything I should know before I look at your file?"" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"CU goes to great lengths to keep you relaxed. They were very organized and things ran smoothly and on time. As my first interview, it was nice to have such a mellow experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2004

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