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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
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?

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Special, unique characteristics you bring to help your classmates" Report Response

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

"A significant experience, and 4th question: How you dealt with a problem (like an example)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interview was sooo laid back, that it was just general conversation. The hardest questions were the first 4 structured ones, and those weren't even that hard because you knew them in advance. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing. What do i like to do for fun. Seriously, that was the most difficult question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, Studentdoctor.net, re-read amcas and secondary. I think my interview was more laid back than others " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The architecture. Surprisingly, Iowa had a sense of humor and culture about its buildings" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was laid back and given by a nice student, but who didn't have enough clinical experience at the hospitals to tell us anything too interesting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How long i'd be waiting for the interview" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a good interview. The staff at the school is a strong point, from the assistant dean and financial aid lady to the doctors i met during the interview. The lunch is not great, and we spent a long time waiting in a small boardroom for our interviews to begin. It was fun getting to talk with the other applicants. Everyone was very friendly, so that helped the time go by." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/22/2004

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