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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

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?

8 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 type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when you needed help and asked for it." Report Response

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

"What personal characteristics do you have that will make you a good fit for a career in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What were the best and worst experiences of your college career?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None...all of the questions were very straight-forward." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at studentdoctor.net, looked over the school's website, reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the students and staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost for out-of-state students" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was very laid-back. The interview is a little odd in that the during the first four questions, which all interviewees receive, the interviewers cannot comment or respond in any way. After that, it becomes more like a conversation and you get a chance to ask questions. " 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?

4-6 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?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/27/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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