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  • Ben-Gurion University - Medical School for International Health (Israel)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Tell me about this spiritual experience you had. Do you think it was a truly such this, or perhaps your mind was feeling idealistic and wanted to simply help?" Report Response

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

"Why International Health?" Report Response

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

"Why Israel?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a patient of yours liked broncho-dilators for their asthma, but you like a corticosteroid treatment instead, how would you approach this situation." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why was your MCAT score low?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Brochure, web site, friends and family" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"There was a feedback and suggestion book in the office that talked about what to bring, what to expect, and how to generally adjust to life in Israel." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much. I was alone for my time there. It might have been nice to sit amongst some other applicants so we could chat." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Positive. Basic, easily answerable questions. I somewhat got rattled in the beginning since I felt the first interviewer wasn't so keen on me. But I pushed past it and answered the best I could. It must have worked out fine since I was accepted that afternoon." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

4 out of 10

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