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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

25 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?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"If one of your classmates was suffering from an alcohol or drug addiction, how would you help them?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What does the name Proteus mean? (I worked for a mobile health clinic, Proteus, Inc.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were terribly difficult, but the Proteus question definitely threw me for a loop." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my secondary application, wrote up responses to questions posted on SDN, spoke with my advisor and had a mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are not only asthetically pleasing, but also top of the line." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My tour guide did not seem very enthusiastic about the program." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there are 350 in-state residents interviewed, and 90 seats in the class are reserved for in-state residents." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The University of Iowa is my top-choice school, and I think that my genuine interest in this school helped me succeed in the interview process. I had just enough adrenaline to make it apparent that I took the interview seriously, but not too much as to make me uncontrollably nervous." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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