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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Closed file

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

"Why did you choose a career in Medicine?" Report Response

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

"What characteristics define a good physician?" Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you used your interpersonal skills to work toward a goal." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Propose a solution to the deficit of organ donors." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, reviewed AMCAS and personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The opportunities for research fellowships even before your M1 year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The inability to sit in on a lecture." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That interviewers are allowed and encouraged to smile!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a pretty laid back atmosphere. All presentations are relevant and put together. The CBL session is a great opportunity to see one component of education at CCOM." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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