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  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 a challenge you faced and how you overcame it." Report Response

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

"What three words would describe you?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were president of the U.S. what 3 policy issues would you pursue?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, previous interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Hansen impressed me the most. I was somewhat neutral to the school until after my interview with him. He seems genuinely interested in students and promotes the school's program very well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Rochester isn't my favorite city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much downtime we would have between scheduled events." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Dean Hansen introduced us to the school and the Double Helix Curriculum. We went through a folder of information with someone in the Admissions Office and then we had downtime to wander the school, talk with other applicants, peruse the folder of information, or study before our first interview. We met back for lunch and a tour with students/admissions secretary and then had some more time before a final afternoon interview. Overall a positive experience!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

ROC

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2006

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?

4 out of 10

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