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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 your background." Report Response

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

"What activities did you do during college?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you saw the person sitting next to you cheating off the person sitting in front of him during a final exam where each person's grade affects the other?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What activities did you do during high school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Let's say you have a patient who's eighty-nine years old and is dying of cancer. You have determined he has three months left to live, and he tells you that he thinks he's lived a good enough life and that the three months do not make a difference to him. However, he does complain about the pain and tells you he doesn't want to go through three more months of it and wants to know what you can do for him." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over AMCAS, mock interviews, read over other essays I've written, and SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The med students and their enthusiasm about the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing, really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"SO MUCH DOWN TIME. I wish I'd brought a magazine or some music." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was very good. The interviewers I had made a point to make you feel very comfortable and didn't act like they were trying to grill you." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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