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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Define professionalism." Report Response

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

"The standard give three weaknessnesses and three strengths, but also what three traits I thought were most important for a physician to have and what my biggest weakness would be as a doctor. " Report Response

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

"In addition to the resident wanting a tattoo of a cross question, I got the ethics questions about euthanasia and cheating." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Will you be upset if you are not first in your class in med school? What do you think will be the hardest part of medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Let's say your an attending, and one of your residents wants to get a big tattoo of a cross on his neck. What do you tell him?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my application, read sdn feedback, and looked over the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone I talked to seemed really nice. I like the hospitals, especially Riley, and how close they are to campus. I liked that they focus on the human aspect of medicine...I don't think the competencies will actually teach people to be compassionate, but it's nice to know that they think it's important. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Most of the questions were asked by the same interviewer; the other one typed everything we said. And I had a wee bit of trouble finding the room I was interviewing in." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I've heard most interviews at IU are pretty conversational. Mine definitely wasn't, but they were still friendly and made me feel comfortable." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/14/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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