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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine? What is one problem with the health care system and what can physicians do to change it? What qualities would make you a good physician? " Report Response

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

"Could you work with people who had very different morals and values from your own?" Report Response

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

"Why (my major)? (I'm a non-science major)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What will the hardest part of medical school be for you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See Above. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, SDN, the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff and students are soooooo nice and friendly. They really, really try to make you feel comfortable and at ease. The facilities are amazing, brand new." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How unstressful the day would end up being." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall I think things went relatively well. I buzzed through the first 4 standardized questions in 10 minutes, but luckily they kept asking me more informal follow up questions so the interview still ended up lasting the 25-30 minutes. All the faculty, staff and students I interviewed with were super nice and low key." 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?

In 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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