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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
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?

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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"State two of your greatest strenghts. Name something you feel is not as strong and you feel you can improve upon." Report Response

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

"Talk about 1-2 of your volunteer experiences. " Report Response

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

"High shcool GPA, rank, ACT/SAT scores, parents' occupations, talked about my sister (since she is also in medical school)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you know any other languages? How about musical background? the arts?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you don't get into medical school, what will you do? What is your backup plan?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on IU, looked over their website, looked over this website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were really nice, I was impressed with the competency-based curriculum and the progressive, forward-thinking nature of Indiana. I also liked the connectedness of the hospitals." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Out-of-state people don't get residency ever, also the fact that you don't get to find out which campus you are going to be at until after you accept. Also there is no on-campus housing and parking seems hard to find." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I'm from out-of-state and almost forgot that Indiana was in a different time zone, even though I'm only 3 hours away. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great. They were so friendly and approachable, and not intimidating at all. It WAS like a conversation and I felt completely comfortable." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/19/2005

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