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  • University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Reno
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

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"The one about abortion." Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What's the biggest problem with healthcare today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are a practicing physician and a patient has expressed that she's pregnant and wants to have an abortion. How do you handle this situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why medicine? It's so broad and I kind of lost track of my answer. My fault entirely." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read JAMA, this site, NY Times science section, listened to NPR, read and reread my primary and secondary applications, read articles relevant to the field of medicine I'm interested in pursuing (addiction medicine)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Both interviewers (the student and the M.D.) were extremely personable and laid back. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it went well. Any weirdness was completely my fault. The interviewers were very cool. I feel I did better with the student interview than with the M.D., but both went quite well." 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2005

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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