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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"What can you tell me about your research?" Report Response

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

"Please describe a problem you faced while doing research and how you solved it." Report Response

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

"What is the biggest problem with American healthcare today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What were your impressions of the medical students when you were in the hospital? (I know, not really helpful to anyone who didn't have cancer)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What challenges will you personally face during your first year of medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school through their website and SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the students and the interviews for the school and medicine as a career. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The amount of downtime between interviews." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They have a problem-based learning curriculum, but both my interviewers called in ''small-group'' learning and corrected me when I said PBL." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It starts at a reasonable time (8 AM) and there is a lot of downtime. If you're lucky, you can go see classes in the morning, but expect to be there for awhile. The student interviewers are pretty laid back, but don't direct the conversation so come prepared to talk about yourself without prompting." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/10/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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