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  • University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Vermillion
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Why do you want to be a medical doctor and not a nurse?" Report Response

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

"What qualities do you have that will make you a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do in your free time? Do you like to read?.....What is the last book you read for fun and not for school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think doctors of today will be able to practice medicine in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who is the most influential person in the past century?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my application, personal statement and secondary, thought of answers for commonly asked questions, searched internet for commonly asked questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Interviews were very relaxed and friendly. They were more like conversations than interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laid back and friendly. Maps to get to the locations were excellent and made finding the places easy. Overall, was relaxed and more like casual conversation with the occasional interview question interjected into the conversation." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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?

01/30/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 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?

1 out of 10

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