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  • University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Tucson
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?

8 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?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine? What motivates you? What are your weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do in your free time? " Report Response

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

"What should I tell the admissions committee about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I were a patient why would I want you as my doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions just the basic why do you want to be a doctor type thing." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews held at the school, practiced with family members, re-read my AMCAS application and personal statement, read up on current events. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Relaxed atmosphere; the students at the medical school were all very energetic and seemed to get along very well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"somewhat old facilities" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers didn't have a set of questions to ask me. I was so worried that I wouldn't be able to squeeze all of my experiences/volunteer work into the interview but both interviewers asked me "is there anything else you would like me to know about you" so I was able to talk about all my experiences and wrap up my interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both interviewers (faculty member and community physician) were genuinely interested in learning why I want to be a doctor. They were not intimidating so it was easy to be myself. Just smile and be sure to ask questions about why they went into medicine and what they like the most about their profession (they like that). " 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?

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?

10/15/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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