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  • Ben-Gurion University - Medical School for International Health (Israel)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

1 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

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 a little bit about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why do you think Ben Gurion would be a good fit for you?" Report Response

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

"Is your family supportive of your decision to move to Israel given the political situation/safety issues?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I really wanted to go to an International school given the strength of my file" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"To tell the truth, I was barely asked any questions at all. They just told me I was a very strong candidate and asked if I was sure I wanted to go to BGU." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I did several practice interviews with faculty at my postbac program" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly, knew a lot about me, and they were very enthusiastic about the program and the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"You have to sit through three videos about the school. It wasn't really an interview for me, they basically just told me I got in. I felt like I wasted my time and money buying a suit, practicing my interview skills, and going all the way out to New York." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the Columbia office handles only the interview and admissions proccess and has next to nothing to do with the school itself. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very easy and stress free. " 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?

6 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

06/17/2005

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

5 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?

6 out of 10

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