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  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Lexington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What do you do in your freetime?" Report Response

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

"What was the last book you read? And the one before that? What kind of magazines do you like to read." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Just the usual...tell me about yourself, what do you do in your freetime, tell me about your research, how many times did you take the MCAT, when did you first become interested in medicine, do you work during the school year, what about leadership positions and extracurr. activities..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"One interviewer asked me point blank if I thought the relief effort for Hurriane Katrina would have been faster if it would have hurt more whites than blacks and why. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, other websites with suggested interview questions, talked with others who had interviewed there before, came up with several questions to ask them...the interviewer did ask if I had any questions about the school earlier in the interviewer" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was so laid back and the interviews were conversational. In one interview I ended talking to my interviewer about the time she visited the town in which my school is located...about how she had visited the local pharmacy that still has a counter and she ordered a fudge sundae...she was incredibly laid back and the interview was not stressful. She made me very relaxed!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I really had a great interview experience. There is a lot of walking for the tour after lunch, so either wear comfortable shoes or be prepared for blisters." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't realize that both interviewers would ask about finances. They asked how much debt I had from undergrad, how I planned to pay for med school, and much in loans I planned to take out. I think I answered them ok, but I would have felt more comfortable if I had a number in my mind about the total amount of loans I would take out. I had to think about this question. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laid back, nice people, good day." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/10/2005

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

10 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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