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  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cincinnati
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"How do you decide who gets a liver?" Report Response

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

"Please explain why you got a C in this particular class." Report Response

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

"Talk about your research, activities etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There is one liver and two people who need it. What goes in to deciding who receives the organ?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain a C you got 2 years ago. I hate talking about bad grades." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, learned a little about the city." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was extremely friendly. They wanted students to know that they cared." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was exam time, so the students were stressed. Grades are given on a curve rather than pass/fail." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interview was before the presentation on cirriculum etc. I didn't study this stuff as much as I should have. I didn't realize that there would be several ethical questions. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started off with my interview. The interviews are with members of the faculty whose offices are located all over the building. The interview was conversational. The first half he asked me about my application, activities, grades etc. The second half he asked ethical and situational questions and wanted to hear what plays into my decision etc. Afterwards there was a presentation and lunch followed by a tour with students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2004

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