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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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 do you want to pursue a career in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What qualities do you possess that will make you a good physician?" Report Response

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

"What is an example of a situation when you used your interpersonal skills to solve a problem?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had a patient that refused to follow your advice, how would you handle the situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS application, secondary application, talking to my mom (nurse)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiastic, caring attitudes of the faculty and students; outstanding facilities and opportunities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"n/a" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"n/a" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The two faculty interviewers did a wonderful job of making me feel comfortable. The structured part of the interview was a bit awkward, but only because the interviewers could not verbally respond or ask follow-up questions. Nevertheless, I felt the time went by very quickly, as they had wonderful senses of humor and seemed truly interested in getting to know me." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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?

01/19/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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