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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?

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?

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 your research." Report Response

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

"Why Dartmouth?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the transition from school x to school y (I transferred between freshmen and sophomore years)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could be cloned and your clone were to go into a career other than medicine, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why aren't you doing an MD/PhD? (I've done a lot of research)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, website, viewbook, SDN feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital is fabulous - big open spaces, lots of light, windows, plants - it felt more like a mall than a hospital. Also, the small class size - it will be 70-ish starting next year with the elimination of the Dartmouth-Brown program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It is completely isolated, no chance for social interaction outside of med school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We started at the admissions office with an overview and a talk by financial aid, then took a shuttle to the hospital where we had a tour and lunch. I stayed at the hospital for my two interviews (some people went back to campus); one of my interviewers preferred closed-file interviews so handn't looked at my file yet. After a shuttle back to the medical school, we had a brief tour there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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