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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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)?

"Is lifelong learning important? Why?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor as opposed to nurse or physical therapist for example?" Report Response

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

"Why did you transfer schools?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you knew one of your coworkers (a phlebotomist) was drawing blood directly from the patients' hearts?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had a magic wand, how would you fix the U.S. healthcare system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at the school's website and brochures, anticipated interview questions, read over AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school and its facilities seem top-notch. Lots of famous people have either worked there or were treated there. The facilities are newly remodeled. The hospitals and campus impressed me as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everyone said how "laid-back" their interviews were, but mine was not laid-back at all. I felt like it was more of an interrogation than a "conversation" like some said." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my high heels were incredibly uncomfortable!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The two people who interviewed me were very nice, but at times it was difficult to know what the one guy was really asking me. Some of the questions were confusing. And sometimes it was like he was telling me things, instead of asking me what I thought...kind of weird." 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?

In 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?

10 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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