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  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Haven
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

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

"What do you do to relax?" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest failure since being in college?" Report Response

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

"If you couldn't go to our school, which other school would you go to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What does a doctor do? (The interviewer wanted me to describe all of the things that I thought good doctors did.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How are your siblings dealing with the recent death in your family? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my application, read SDN and interview feedback, practiced answering potential interview questions the morning of the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone I talked to seemed genuinely enthusiastic about the school and its programs, and coming from a state school with a bunch of people from Harvard there, I was pretty nervous, but everyone was very friendly and welcoming." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There aren't any textbooks that are assigned- they just give you suggestions about what you might want to buy. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was a really fun day, generally low stress, and the food at lunch was pretty good!" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

HVN

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Fairfield Inn Mariott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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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