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  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chapel Hill
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

Open file

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

"Nothing particularly unusual, mostly standard questions straight off SDN." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are interested in a very narrow specialty (peds neurosurgery). How did you focus on something so specialized this early?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You wrote that your extensive community service experience proves you are compassionate. How does it prove that?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS, my secondary, SDN, and also mdapplicants.com to get an idea of my standing in the applicant pool." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities were gorgeous, especially the new lecture halls. Very nice. The people were pretty laid back, and seemed relatively honest." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers was a little bit hostile, but nothing terrible. Luckily she was NOT my committee representative. I think I hit it off with my committee guy, he even gave me a ride back to where I was staying after the interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"In-State applicants who are invited to interview have roughly a 2/3 chance of getting accepted." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a good time, overall. The hospitals are nice, the people are very friendly, the education is top-tier, and the price is right." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

RDU

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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