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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?

45 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)?

"You are a pediatrician with a patient who is 24 weeks pregnant and beginning labor that you will most likely not be able to curtail. The child has a high likelihood of being born with cognitive and developmental problems. How do you counsel your patient?" Report Response

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

"What are your thoughts on the stem cell debate in the recent presidential election? How do you feel about moving back to a relatively conservative state after living in a very liberal city?" Report Response

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

"Give me an example of a time when you had to be flexible. Give an example of a time when you had to direct your own learning." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did my experience working in an orthopaedic oncology clinic influence the way I would treat my patients/the role I would take on as a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the biggest problem in healthcare today?(interviewer seemed very vigilant that I not seem too rehersed on this question)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through the responses from this fall on this website. Reviewed my application and the student links on the CU website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students spoke in depth with and those that I met in passing on the tour all seemed very down to earth, very friendly, and very, very happy and upbeat about the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cu is piloting a new curriculum for 2005 AND a new campus. . .lots of changes going on that could be fantastic, but will no doubt be bumpy. In particular, the curriculum doesn't seem fully developed yet. Also, they have little or no resources dedicated to developing community among the medical school students and faculty." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Starbucks right across the street from the medical school building. . .perfect pre-interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first interviewer seemed very interested in getting to know me and our "interview" seemed more like a personal discussion with a friend. The second interviewer was pleasant, but certainly had her list of questions to fire at me." 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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