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  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winston-Salem
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Why did you want to become an EMT? And why are you taking the EMT-I class now, when you're not going to use the certification?" Report Response

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

"Why did you decide to take a year off?" Report Response

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

"What is your opinion on doctors taking their own experiences to be those of their patients? (something like that)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you decide to become an EMT?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A strange question about whether I would tell a terminally ill patient he was going to die in a few days knowing he would die instantly, didn't have any family or friends, and would be happier not knowing he was going to die in a few days." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN interview feedback, read my secondary, looked through Wake's bulletin" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are really technologically advanced, especially the anatomy lab. It has computer/tv screens for every table. Plus, all students are given a laptop (not simply added onto tuition)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Winston-Salem makes Durham look like New York" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I would dislike Winston-Salem" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was very relaxed and everyone was really nice. It was a little disconcerting hearing that both my tour guides came to Wake because it was the only place they got in...it's a great school but in a bad location, and I think that hurts its student recruitment." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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?

Hawthorne Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2005

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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