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  • Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western University
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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?

Open file

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

"Have you ever been in a small group situation in which one or more persons did not pull their weight?" Report Response

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

"What is it that interests you about research?" Report Response

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

"How do you visualize your practice after residency?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none really... mostly just questions about why I want to go into medicine, why I like research, my learning style, what my future goals and interests are, etc" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, went over my application/research papers, other interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are extremely nice. They work (perhaps a little too) hard to try to wow you with the technology the students get to use. The faculty seem to love having the students around and are really welcoming." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I would say the weather or the area but I'm from Cleveland so I'm biased not to mind either" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I spent a lot of time preparing to explain my research--and my interviewer asked nothing about it! (although they usually do)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"LONG interview day including several tours and two full-hour interviews. An MD typically interviews you to evaluate your goals and motivations and how well you would "fit" into the school; a PhD typically asks to you explain your research and evaluates your understanding of it. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

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?

12/22/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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