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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Your strengths/weaknesses? Have you ever come to a crossroad in your life and what you decided to do? Have you ever been misjudged and how did you handle it?" Report Response

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

"What are you most proud of? Is the glass half empty or half full? If a patient that suffers back pain comes to your office and asks for a prescription drug that is 10 times stronger that what he is currently taking what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Discuss both sides of euthanasia, give me a situation in which euthanasia would be acceptable and one in which it wouldn't be. Discuss the views of stem cell research and is it possible to reconcile those views? Is it possible that stem cell legislation will be passed on this country?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why are the manholes round?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your biggest failure? What are you going to do if you don't get accepted to medical school for 20 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over ethical issues, SDN, books about interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the interviewers were friendly and wanted to know everything about your personality." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They tend to push you to the limit sometimes, especially when it comes to your dedication about becoming a doctor." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"After the interview, they ask you to write a quote for the admission committee to read. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall very stress free, both the interviewers want to REALLY explore your passion and your dedication about becoming a MD." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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