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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a problem in the medical field and a possible solution." Report Response

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

"If you had to work with someone whose personal beliefs were vastly different than yours and it caused problems at work, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had to work with someone whose personal beliefs were vastly different than yours and it caused problems at work, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a problem in the medical field and a possible solution." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this website and previous feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"This school is amazing. I almost didn't apply but I'm very glad I did. You actually feel like you're being recruited when you go there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There will be many other students in the waiting room with you. This allows for good conversation as everyone is nervous." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview is laid back. They give you water but you won't need it. Four formal questions, and then they do followup questions after that. The interview time is much too short to get everything in so talk about your biggest points first. This school is a rising star. I think the only people who would discount it are people who have not yet gone there." 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

CID

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?

Iowa Memorial Union

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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