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  • University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Honolulu
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"What kind of leadership experience do you have? How do you work in a team?" Report Response

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

"What do you think are important characteristics of a physician? How can a patient tell that you have compassion?" Report Response

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

"If I saw your patient 10 years from now, what do you think s/he would tell me about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you describe yourself in three words?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were mistakenly suspected of cheating, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, read my essays, read about school, read about interviewers online" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"student-driven atmosphere, everyone (including security guards) seemed happy, personal interactions with interviewers" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dr. Izutsu seemed impersonal compared to the other two interviewers, very expensive taxi from my hotel in Waikiki ($20 each way)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that Dr. Izutsu would take a more business approach than "let's-get-to-know-you" approach. I wish I had stayed closer to the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"People are just so friendly. I had three interviews by a 4th-year student, a professor at JABSOM, and Dr. Izutsu. The first two were in very easy atmosphere. Neither of them didn't mind it when I asked some personal questions to get to know them. Dr. Izutsu seemed a little uncomfortable that I asked questions more than just about JABSOM. Make sure that you go on the tour. It is a small school so I was initially not planning to do a tour. It turned out that the tour was a great time to meet other students (both prospective and current) and I even got to observe the PBL session for 3 hours!" 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?

HNL

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?

Park shore (nice but too far away)

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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