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  • Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hanover
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Dartmouth?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you thought about our MD/MPH program?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult - the interviews were very conversational. If your motivation is solid and you speak from the heart, you'll be fine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Brochure, DVD, SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How well rounded and genuinely friendly the students and faculty were. The level of satisfaction from everybody I met was extremely high, and what better testament to the quality of a given school could you ask for? The rural setting will either work for you or it won't - I loved it, personally." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing (I like the woods)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the med campus (though not the hospital) is with the rest of the school, which offers a ton of events and resources." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews were after lunch, and both of mine were with physicians. I was pretty anxious going into the first one, but the guy was easy-going and he set the tone right away. It was a pleasure after that, and I came out at the end of the day feeling like I had really been able to express myself." 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?

2-3 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?

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?

09/22/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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