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  • Technion Israel Institute of Technology the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine (Israel)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Haifa
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Which current medical issue are you interested in? what do you think of stem cell research?" Report Response

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

"pick a close friend that you will want to be sitting here. what good things and bad things will he say about you." Report Response

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

"Tell us three good qualities that you have that will make you a good doctor. (For one of them I was asked tp tell them some personal story or event that can demonstrate that quality." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Choose a close friend or family relative that you will want him to be sitting here now. What good things and bad things will that person say about you. (this is the regular strength and weakness question but just asked in a more interesting way)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What topic in medicine that's in the news do you think you will have an interest in? Is stem cell research ethical?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Their office in New York was really nice. The head of the program interviewing me (associate dean of the whole school)I thought was pretty cool, it has another positive side and that is that he can tell you right after the interview that you're accepted, which he did." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The two interviewers were very cold and unfriendly (I guess normal for Israelis) and the interview was very stiff and not conversational at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not to trust SDN, the other interview feedback for this school said how friendly and warm the interview was, mine was totally not like that." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a stressful interview, but they tell you right after the interview if you're accepted or not so you don't have to kill youself for 2+ weeks thinking on how you did. (maybe only late interviewers are told right after if they are accepted or not)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

05/18/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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