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  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Grand Forks
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

3

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)?

"What do you know about the concept of patient centered learning?" Report Response

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

"I see that you've applied to many schools, if admitted to more than one how will you decide where to go?" Report Response

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

"Why do you think that you will make a good physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What role do you generally take in a group and how would you change yourself to take on a different role?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I gave one of my weaknesses and they asked me how I would change that weakness if I had to." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, website, reread app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were awesome. One picked me up from the airport and took tons of her own time to show me around campus and the school and in addition the two of us hung out outside of the school atmosphere as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was not at all laid back. One of the interviewers only looked at me like twice and I felt like I was talking to a brick wall. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I knew that MN residents were pretty disadvantaged here, but I didn't know that only 6 were accepted. I don't think that I would have gone to the trouble of filling out the 17 page non-AMCAS application, and the expense of flying to ND, etc if I would have realized that." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The experience (minus the actual interview) was great. The facilities seemed nice and the student body was great. The new mock clinic was great and the area actually seemed like it was nice too. I love the idea of patient centered learning (you MUST know about this if you are going to interview here, they ask about it!)Unfortunately the other schools that I've interviewed at have had hospitals attached so not having one right there made UND seem a little sub par." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

GFK

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/08/2005

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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