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  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Haven
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 is your dream life in 30 years?" Report Response

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

"Who has been the fundamental figure in your life who has made everything click for you?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine and not something that involves just as much talent, creativity, hard work, and satisfaction?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How has science changed since Aristotle?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Predict how medicine will change in 30 years." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything... complete lack of competitiveness (but people still work really hard b/c they want to), anatomy and histology labs (computerized, no need for microscopes in first year), great board scores and residency matching, New Haven's diversity, admissions committee's caring, clinical experience from day 1, flexibility in schedule" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing, although the thesis requirement and the amount of self-direction might be a bit scary" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Incredible." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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