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  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chapel Hill
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What was your least favorite part about your leadership role in X and what was your favorite/most rewarding?" Report Response

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

"Tell me the story of how you became interested in medicine." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to come to UNC?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"2 part question: What do you think makes a good doctor, and in what ways are you unique?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think will be the biggest challenge facing you as a medical student/doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN advice, reached out to M1 student for details about student life through SDN, practice interviews with friends/family" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The laid-back nature of the interviewers. Both of my interviewers were positive and energetic, yet relaxed, so it was very easy for me to communicate my thoughts." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The "schedule" of interviews was a bit unstructured. I was lucky and had two people set to interview me and they came at their respective scheduled times, but some interviewees only had one scheduled when they arrived and had to wait to be told later when their next interview would be and whom with." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there wouldn't be coffee (there was only decaf tea) and that the lunch would be super small. They served cookies but I probably would have brought a snack to supplement the lunch." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall UNC is an amazing school. The tour was short and there's not really anything special about the physical hospital that's impressive looking, but they certainly have extensive facilities and the atmosphere is so supportive and positive. I think the greatest attribute about UNC is its culture, and Chapel Hill is a great community as well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Raleigh Durham (RDU)

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/23/16

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Use a separate online system for admissions where updates could be uploaded or at least the application submitted could be reviewed." Report Response

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