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  • Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hanover
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"So you have a publication? Describe your research as if you were speaking to an 8 year old. If you currently are or was a research fellow, be prepared to explain - piece of cake really. " Report Response

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

"Why Dartmouth?" Report Response

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

"What about you and your experiences makes you a fit for Hanover?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain your research to an 8 year old." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"DVD, SDN, Website, Brochure" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Host Students were great, interviewers seemed interested in getting to know me, DHMC is new and fantastic, small town, Dartmouth owns ski resort (discounted student prices), all the lakes and rivers! (I'm from AZ)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"In middle October it was mid 30's." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, researched everything pretty well." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I stayed with host students, attended class with them before interview (out of 20 interviewers, I think I was the only one to do so-recommend it). Students seem nice, one was unhappy/homesick. Interviewers are nice and interested. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MSP

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Don't stay at a hotel, stay with students.

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2005

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?

5 out of 10

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