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  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Farmington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

3

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 me about your interest in medicine over time" Report Response

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

"If I had a blank check how would I spend it to prevent this case where a woman with lump is told by here PCP to go to the secretary to make an appointment with radiology but the secretary tells her she can't get through to radiology and to call later. The woman goes home and never calls back and ends up coming back 6 months later with metastatic cancer. Whose fault is it? And how could you prevent it from ever happening again? (and then there was further rebuttle against the answers I gave)" Report Response

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

"What are three things about yourself that you want me to take back to the committee?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Given a random case scenario from the interviewer's past and asked what I would do or what I think" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, viewbooks" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students' enthusiasm about their school and faculty" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The way one of the interviews was conducted" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Realized that when SDN said three interviewers one on one that it meant three back to back interviews" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One interview was stressful because I was asked about things I did not know the answer to mostly non-medically related and very very loosely based on my application. There is a student interview that is open file and more relacxed. And the assistant dean takes the time to interview also, which is good. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

01/17/2007

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

7 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?

5 out of 10

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