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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"(paraphrasing) How do you plan to balance research and patient care in your career?" Report Response

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

"A few cursory Qs to verify info on AMCAS." Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was essentially only asked one big interview-type question, about how I planned to balance research and patient care in my future career. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Wasn't asked anything difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, school website, Wikipedia, Google." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The medical campus is absolutely phenomenal. The new curriculum is fantastic. The students are extraordinarily friendly and happy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cleveland is really destitute and it is apparent. All the social ills stemming from this are present. Walking around the city at night is definitely a bad idea." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Staying with students is really important if you want to get the insiders view on what life is like in a city you've never been to before. Staying in a bed-and-breakfast was comfortable, but I didn't see nearly as much as I could have." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Admissions Office staff didn't do that great of a job presenting the school, but they didn't have to: it speaks for itself. Top notch everything. It is clear that you will be an amazing physician when you graduate from Case. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

CLE

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?

Glidden House

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 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?

7 out of 10

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