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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"If you had one liver to transplant and two candidates (a 30 yr old alcoholic and a 14 year old honor student) which would you choose and why?" Report Response

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

"What would be your response if someone rebuked you for your international medical service stating that by having clinics in a 3rd world country for one week isn't helpful at all (especially for the chronically ill)?" Report Response

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

"What is your favorite book? What is your favorite class? What is the biggest problem with US healthcare? The rest were about my personal file." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you died today, what would you want engraved on your tombstone to reflect who you are?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In the 60s a campaign was launched to promote a healthier America. American citizes today are much less healthy than they were then. What is the problem and what would you do to fix it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Pre-med advising material, discussed sample questions with friends and family" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great school, great new facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It was so much less stressful than I had anticipated. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The faculty interviewer asked a few tough questions that I didn't really know how to answer, but she was friendly and gave good clarification and feedback on questions. The student interview was extremely relaxed. There were a few structured questions, one on ethics, but the rest were direct questions related to my personal experiences. It was like "shooting the breeze" with a friend for an hour. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

11/04/2005

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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