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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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)?

"Tell us about highschool/class size/rank?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you and a fellow third-year student were doing rounds together and had come to different conclusions about a patient? (Yeah, I had no clue how to answer this one)" Report Response

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

"Why IU? Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you cry with a patient?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is professionalism?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, read through IU website, read over any health issues in the news." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm and encouragement of the current students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers made a derogatory comment about the importance of my undergraduate research." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that they would ask about high school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview started about 20 minutes late. When it was finally time, I felt welcomed. Both of the interviewers were nice overall, but there was a rude comment about my research and I got a negative vibe from them about a couple of mission trips that I'd been on. There were a couple of tough questions. It definitely felt like an interview, not a conversation like many others have said." 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?

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?

11/15/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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