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  • Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hanover
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 this experience (an overseas medical experience.)" Report Response

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

"What is the biggest problem facing medicine?" Report Response

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

"Basically just conversations...no real direct questions." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the biggest problem facing medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Would you do it over again? Talking about an overseas medical experience that I had mixed feelings about." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over school's literature, watched DVD, browsed website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Happy students, incredibly welcoming admissions staff, beautiful area." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Surprisingly rural, downtown Hanover is basically nonexistent...it seems like surviving without a car would be tough." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Getting to town is a little tough, but I would say fly into Boston, take the shuttle, and stay with students that live near campus or who can get you to your interview. Or consider renting a car..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed my interview day. It began as usual - with a group of about 12 students assembled in the admissions office. I was impressed by the friendliness of the staff. There's a group session on admissions and financial aid - sort of Dartmouth's chance to sell themselves to you. Watch your coffee intake before, it's a couple hours without a break. After that, the students take the bus over to the medical complex. It's surprisingly large for basically being in the woods, and beautifully designed. There was a short tour by a medical student, although it amounted to standing outside of several elevators. Lunch follows, and then interviews at either the medical campus or back at the medical school. I spent a lot of time walking around the medical complex before my interviews, and I'm glad I did. There's a great medical library, and just exploring the outpatient departments was a lot of fun. Everyone I stopped to talk to seemed sincerely happy. As far as interviews go, they were pretty informal, basically just coversations. The whole day is nothing to worry about - use it as a chance to figure out if Dartmouth would work for you. Also, I enjoyed hearing my interviewers reasons for ending up there themselves." 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?

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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

bos

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2006

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

8 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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