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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you do to deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"What do you think you could bring to a medical school class?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"When was an instance that you went above and beyond the call of duty, and what did you learn from the experience?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your opinion of embryonic stem cell research and how do you define the beginning of life?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, reread essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The communities are very unique and seem like a very positive support network." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"None of my fellow interviewees wanted to talk while we were waiting for our interviews. It made the atmosphere more intense, anxious and uncomfortable." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Iowa says they are pass/fail, but it's really high honors/honors/pass/low pass/fail....sounds like ABCDF to me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2004

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