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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?

4 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?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

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)?

"How do I think I would do during the cold winters?" Report Response

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

"Don't really remember any more." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was an example of when I went beyond the call of duty? How did this impact me?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I researched the schools web site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital is the most beautiful I have ever visited. It is like walking through an art galley. A 100 yards form UI's Hospital, there is a large VA hospital too. The medical education buildings are at the corner of these two hopitals. The new medical education facilities are beautiful. I am drawn to the curriculum at Iowa. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I would have to learn to like real winters." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I did not ecpect to be so impressed by the campus, the sourrounding university, and the town." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was enjoyable. It was a little wierd during the first 4 queations as the interviewers were not allowed to show any signs of response. After that, it turned into a conversation." 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?

7+ 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?

CID

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Mission B&B

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/11/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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