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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"If you were on a desert island alone, what three drugs would you want with you?" Report Response

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

"Discuss the social and ethical implications of euthanasia." Report Response

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

"Tell us some of your strengths and weaknesses." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(I was asked a number of pharmaceutical questions because the medical student who conducted the interview was also a PharmD) -If you were stranded on a desert island alone, what three drugs would you like to have?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were performing a transplant and the two possible recipients were a drug addict and an elderly person who would you give the organ to?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over the UNSOM webpage, SDN, read nytimes, bioethics webpages." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Every one at the school was great. The facilities are new, the faculty members were very easy to talk to and willing to help in any way possible. Additionally, I was able to examine the cadavers with a student during by tour. It was quite amazing to see a cadaver who had a complete Aortic bypass, in which the artificial vessel ran outside the chest wall under the chest and abdominal muscles. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not much at all. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great experience at the UNSOM. Their small class size, great faculty, and early patient contact are some of its best qualities. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

RNO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/08/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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