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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a book you've recently read." Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years (after med school and residency)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you knew a friend in medical school had a drug or alcohol problem?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about an influential moment in your life." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Iowa seems to really care about its students. Every student I talked to said how accessible and approachable the professors are, and the quick responses from the admissions office confirmed that Iowa values its students." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great! Very laid back. The interview was not at all intimidating, and it wasn't that weird that the interviewers could not respond during the first four questions. They still smiled and nodded, but just did not say anything." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2005

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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