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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"3 structured questions: why medicine, how would you treat a patient who refuses a blood transfusion based on religious beliefs, name a time you went above and beyond and what did you learn from the experience" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun to relieve?" Report Response

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

"What do you anticipate will be the most difficult aspect of medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the most exciting experience during your undergrad?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you plan to include research into your career?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly medical students, beautiful facilities, new curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How cold it was going to be (I'm from CA and it was 55F in Iowa City)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The case-based learning was really enjoyable and interesting. There was some waiting time depending on your randomly assigned interview time. The new curriculum looks promising, but it is still being implemented. Lunch included wraps/sandwiches, cookies, chips, fruit, and soda." 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Cedar Rapids

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/6/2014

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None, they were great!" Report Response

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