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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?

3 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)?

"Why is medicine interesting for you?" Report Response

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

"What issue facing medicine (other than the uninsured) do you find the most compelling?" Report Response

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

"What changes would you affect in the realm of tort reform?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Since I am older, the interviewer had my resume. She noticed that I had changed jobs every three years. She wanted to know why I thought medicine would hold my attention more than the other positions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The "Jehovah's Witness" question... If a child was dying and needed a blood transfusion and the parents refused, what would you do? Typical." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practised with med student friends. Reviewed my AMCAS app. Slept well. Checked their website, reviewed their grant awards and current research projects." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The warmth and accessibility of the staff. All speakers and students were truly friendly and the antithesis of intimidation. The amount of growth and construction on the campus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking charges, directions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very low key, easy-going, direct and un-cheesy. The interviewer was NOT interested in my "onstage" self. She wanted to get a feel for who I really was. Excellent." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/30/2004

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