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  • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Aurora
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

35 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)?

"Have you ever failed?" Report Response

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

"What sets you apart from the rest of the applicants?" Report Response

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

"''What else...?'' This was a damn confusing question because it feels like the interviewer wants you to say something that you haven't said yet. I'd suggest saying ''No'' unless you really have someting substantive to add. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a time you had to be really flexible" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Design an experiment to determine the effect daycare has on 3 year-olds in Denver" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread AMCAS, thought about some common questions (ie, why do you want to be a doctor, where do you see yourself in 10 years, etc)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Fitzimmons will be a huge step forward for the SOM and for the University as a whole - it's slated to open in fall 2007" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The current facilities are shabby, but it's sort of a moot point because by the time the current interviewees show up for school, they'll have at worst 3 or 4 months at the current campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing much really - I guess I wish I had known more about the move out to Fitz, but they fill you in pretty well" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewing at CU was pretty stress free. I think that the 1st of the 2 interviews everyone has is generally more of an interview and the 2nd is more of a friendly chat. " 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?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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