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  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Grand Forks
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"The typical--why do you want to go into medicine, tell me about yourself, etc. " Report Response

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

"How do you think travelling abroad has effected your view of medicine? Why do you think cultural sensitivity is important for a physician, and how can you ensure that in your work as a physician?" Report Response

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

"Just a LOT of personal stuff from my file--they did an excellent job of figuring out what I was about and really getting to the core of why I want to be a doc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked about a family planning clinic experience abroad and how I thought family planning was perceived by that culture and why." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you ever been PAID for your health care experiences? (I've done a TON of volunteering, and this just seemed to be a horrible question in that light--I still don't know what they were getting at.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my app, looked over school website, read REALLY old UND interview evals on SDN (so post yours ASAP!!)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How genuinely good and helpful and friendly ALL of the people were." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"ICE (I went on a walk and the sidewalks were pure ice), lack of medical facilities on campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have been able to schedule my interview when school WAS in session, because everything was absolutely DEAD when I was there, and I think I would have been more impressed to see things actually going on there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Fine. A little scary, but the committee was really warm and welcoming--VERY low stress." 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?

Out of 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

GFK

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Super 8

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2007

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

6 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?

6 out of 10

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