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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?

9 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?

25 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)?

"What would you do if you knew one of your classmates were abusing drugs/alcohol?" Report Response

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

"How would you work to improve community health care?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What other challenges besides the past year have you experienced?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you knew a classmate was abusing drugs or alcohol?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read their website and my application/secondary." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were great and the faculty and staff were very nice and welcoming." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were really no students around since it was the end of the semester so we didn't really get a feel of what the students were like." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Out of state tuition is ridiculous - with fees, tuition, etc. it comes to about 60,000 a year!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was a bit stressful since it was two interviewers at the same time. The interview was also very structured and there were two different portions of the interview. A portion of just questions where the interviewers gave no feedback and an informal portion where interviewers could ask you anything." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

CID

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?

Sheraton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/23/2006

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?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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