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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" 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)?

"What's the most difficult thing you've ever done?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why should we admit you over all the other equally qualified applicants?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are some experiences you've had that you feel would bring diversity to Dartmouth?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Watched DVD, reread applications, read brochure." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new hospital was incredible and I'm interested in rural medicine so I loved the area." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The actual medical school classrooms seemed a little out of date." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking is horrible." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started early but there was very little downtime. There were about 20 of us and we all met in the admissions office followed by a very long presentation from the dean of admissions about the school. The two interviews were both low stress and there weren't any ethical or ''fix healthcare'' type questions. Overall, it was a very positive experience." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2006

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?

5 out of 10

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