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  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Haven
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 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)?

"Tell me about your university. I've never heard of it (said in a most condescending manner)." Report Response

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

"Why did you apply to Yale. Answer: ''I love the Yale system!''" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you lift weights?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you select disadvantaged status?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website. The interviewers want you to say ''I love the Yale system!''" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The buildings were beautiful the people in the admissions office were nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers seemed disgusted that I went to a public university. I could smell the old money on some of the students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"New Haven is almost certainly the basis for the city in Grand Theft Auto III. Nuff said." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Yale is an excellent place to learn to be a physician. Some of the faculty are a bit snotty, but the med students are cool. They're not shy about telling you that they want their grads to specialize, preferably in surgery. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2007

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

8 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?

9 out of 10

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