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  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winston-Salem
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 Wake Forest?" Report Response

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

"How did you decided to pursue medicine?" Report Response

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

"What is your learning style? How will you learn all the material?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You have classic symptoms of Bell's Palsy. Have you ever been diagnosed?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you percieve to be your future weakness(es) in acclimating to the medical school academic environment?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, past interviews, reading over AMCAS and Supplementary essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"One of the best technologically integrated curriculi in US medical schools. Great integration of radiology and technology in the anatomy labs, they give you a nice laptop 1st year and a PDA on the 3rd year. Audiotaped and Ppt lectures posted. Well organized curriculum, not in class all day, PBL and traditional mix. Students and most people were friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"THe hospital is somewhat confusing to navigate. Try to visit the night before or go early for good directions. Easy to find the hospital where the admissions office is, however." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"6 hr drive from DC/Baltimore area to Winston-Salem." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Well structured day in general, Don't have much time outside of the packed 10am-3pm schedule they give you. In the afternoon, a series of 3 interviews, closed file each 20 minutes long really feels like speed dating. Enthusiastic students for the most part, but I was left wishing for more student interaction." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Fairsomethingorother Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/09/2006

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?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

3 out of 10

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