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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

1 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 the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Do you know what cyclic AMP is? (of course I did)" Report Response

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

"Describe your research." Report Response

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

"What are your non-academic interests?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Suppose you are a doctor. You just got test results back for an elderly female patient and the prognosis is not good. You finish telling her that she has 2 months to live, and when you leave the room, a group of eager people approach saying they are the family and asking you what the status is. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studied website, AMCAS, secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, really cool imaging/microscopy demonstration, the student I stayed with was extremely nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Faculty interview. He was not at all nice, then repeatedly insinuated that I should request another interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be asked a question about medical professionalism before ever being instructed about it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Crap." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

CLE

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/14/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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