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  • University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Reno
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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Faculty - Tell me about yourself; Tell me about your research; Why UNR; General ethical issues...etc." Report Response

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

"Student - Tell me about yourself; Historical figure to have dinner with; proudest accomplishments; who do you look up to; describe volunteering experience; tell me about a patient you cared for... etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Please discuss a current ethical issue debated in medicine (and society) and present both the pros and cons of the issue." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If a patient is on Medicaid and is severely allergic to a generic drug (and needs an expensive brand name drug instead), what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this website and other websites with practice interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was interviewed by a former dean of the school. He was extremely passionate about the program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was not too impressed with some of the students we ran into during the tour. Very rowdy and stressed out (one even told us not to come here)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing - their website is very informative." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Basically for the faculty interviewer you will need to know (at least in my case) how to describe your undergraduate experiences and general ethical issues, and for the student interviewer be sure to study generic med school interview questions (historical figure you would you like to have dinner with, proudest accomplishments...etc). Bring copies of your resume." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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