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  • University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Reno
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Your mom and your best friend. What would they say about you if they were here?" Report Response

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

"You have a 16 yr old girl and her mother sitting in front of you wanting an abortiont. Would you set aside your personal opinions on abortion and give them what they want even if you are a Catholic?" Report Response

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

"What's the most recent creative thing that you have done?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The sewage system was created sometime in the 50's. Why were the manholes circular in shape?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is the glass half empty or half full?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AMCAS, UNR website, cnn.com, nytimes.com for current health issues, google" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How young my faculty interviewer was." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Well, I interviewed in Vegas so I didn't see the school. I love the people who work for UMC though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I interviwed here before and knew what to expect. It's a tough interview for me, because it's not really conversational. They really grill you and you must know the answers to the questions. Be prepared to constantly have follow-up questions to your answers, especially the ''why medicine?'' question." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

11/15/2006

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?

5 out of 10

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