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  • University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Honolulu
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 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?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

1

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? " Report Response

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

"why hawaii? where else have you applied?" Report Response

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

"tell me about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"considering the ecology of animals, what would you do if you had to choose between saving a patient's life, or having that person pass on a horrible genetic disease?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"not one, but a whole series of twists on euthanasia, physician assisted suicide, dr. kevorkian, and the terry schiavo case." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed amcas application, reviewed personal statement, looked at the school brochure" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"contrary to popular belief, it was actually really challenging. and long... we went for an hour and a half!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing much. guess it was also the intensity of the interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i wish i had better prepared answers for all my research work-related questions" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"long but challenging, and in the end, rewarding and humbling" Report Response

Tour and Travel

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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