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  • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Aurora
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

30 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)?

"an uninsured patient needs life-saving procedures. can you think of any creative ways or resources to help the patient pay?" Report Response

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

"do you think self-reflection is important in medical school? how would you help med students learn to be more self-reflective?" Report Response

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

"as a health care professional, what are ways in which you would be a model for others to take care of themselves?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"some very specific and personal questions about my essays." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"several bioethical scenarios regarding religion, right to die, etc. what would you do if...?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studied essays--AMCAS and secondary, reviewed topics in health care and bioethics (thankfully), sdn, this site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the new anschutz campus will be amazing. the cirriculum seemed streamlined and understandable compared to others that i've seen. interviewers really knew my application and asked questions relevant to my essays and experiences--gave me a chance to represent myself as well as possible." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"i didn't like the large group (20-25 students). at other schools, it has been a group of 5-10 at the most. it made me much more nervous at first to be around so many applicants at the same time. also, there was a lot of waiting time because of this." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i had heard that CU had a reputation of being laid back and having more 'conversational' interviews. i would've liked to know of some others whose interviews were not so relaxed... mine were not at all like this..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"arrived in the morning with the large group of applicants, got briefed about their process and the school. 2 interviews in the morning, then lunch and tours of the old and new campus, including information about their new simulation center and virtual cadaver software which sounded great." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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