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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me about your high school. Why did you go to [undergrad school]?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research. Why IU? " Report Response

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

"I had some mistakes on my AMCAS and he read through them, but we just laughed about it and he didn't seem bothered by it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where is Swaziland? Then the guy really quizzed me on my research, but it was in a nice way. Then, at the end, he asked: "Is it more important to be committed to your cause, or to have a cause to be committed to?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are the nine competencies? What are three of your weaknesses? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, School Lit, talked with people, read my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students, my interviewer, the facilities, the fact that James D Watson went there and there's a super cool glass sculpture." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was the first day of interviews so they were kinda frazzled- but the whole day was pretty nice. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There can be a lot of down time - bring a book or be prepared to talk to other interviewees. Plus, the interview was so relaxed, and I heard that everyone else's was too. Don't stress about it or about the ethical questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All in all, pretty laid back and nothing to worry about." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

IND

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/07/2005

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

7 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?

8 out of 10

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