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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 extracurricular activity/ volunteer work would you engage in if you go to Yale medical school?" Report Response

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

"As an international student, how would you compare the level of training of a medical student in in the best medical school in Ethiopia with that of a mid-tier medical school here in the US? Are there any successful lessons in medicine in Ethiopia that can be brought back and introduced to the US?" Report Response

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

"As a reapplicant, what reasons do you believe led to you being waitlisted here the first time around?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I happen to interview with a psychiatrist, so questions about my brother's depression were a bit difficult to answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"From SDN, Yale website, 100 things about Yale booklet, student host" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything about Yale is impressive. The financial aid package is particularly jaw-dropping" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"absolutely nothing! I might sound like I am being paid by the school to say these things but trust me this place is awesome!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a very pleasant experience interviewing here. All the students I met here seemed very happy." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

none

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

none

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Friday

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I thought it would be a good idea if a short bio and picture of our interviewers were given to us with our interview packets so we can learn a few things about the person who is about to interview us." Report Response

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