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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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)?

"Tell me about your research experience? Leadership experience? Service Experience?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time when you were leader of a fairly difficult group? What did you do?" Report Response

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

"Specific questions relating to things in my personal statement and lots of detailed questions relating to one of my service experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could only persue one extra-curricular activity throughout MEdical School, what would it be? (I said sports and he really liked that!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were in congress today, what would you say about the proposed revisions in Medicare spending? (Hint: the debate has to do with whether gov't should negociate drug prices or private parties)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school's website, mock interviews, study everything about my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are really nice!! They put their money where their mouth is. There are lots of different facilities really close there. I also liked how honest my student interviewer was in answering my questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only thing I didn't like was another guy in the interview group. He had an overwhelming attitude of arrogance. Everything about the school was great!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I think I was fairly prepared for the interview. But, if you interview during the winter, make sure you bring a coat; you do have to wak outside to different buildings sometimes for interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great experience. This is definitely my #1. All the staff was great, the students were very helpful too. I went to one class and talked to students afterwards. That was nice b-cuz I know those students weren't preped before hand. It was good to see how happy they were and how laid back the atmosphere seemed. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/12/2007

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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