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  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cincinnati
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Cincinnati?" Report Response

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

"Questions specific to my program of study." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself- with no lead-in questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studied my file and the university website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Lots of hospitals to work with." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer- seemed totally disinterested in me as either person or student, and wouldn't follow up any answer I gave. Felt like I was left hanging. The presentations- whatever was said about other medical schools was finished with ''but we do it better'' or some variant thereof. Total turnoff, knocking the competition. The students- all day, I never encountered a student happy to be at UC. They were happy just to be somewhere." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"UC has an overall culture, both institutional and personal, that is totally wrong for me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was the biggest turnoff. If I had been given an interviewer who had shown the least bit of interest in me or my answers, perhaps it would be different." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Mariott

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/13/2007

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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