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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Talk about specific experiences in application." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor and when did this desire begin to crystallize?" Report Response

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

"Weird heart transplant situation. I had to choose between a 35 year old drugee and a nice 70 year old grandpa. No right answer, I think they want to see how you think." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The faculty interview was great - informal/conversational. The 4th year interview was strange because he simply pulled out a sheet of ''good'' questions. The most interesting involved a heart transplant dilema and deciding between two patients - a 35 year old drugee or a 70 year old grandfather." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Either the one above or another weird situational question about uniting my clinical rotation team as a third year med student." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Various online sources for interview questions. Mocks with friends/family. Primary/secondary apps. This forum." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The health sciences building. Huntsman Cancer Institute." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Construction in the area; however, this also means that the facilities are growing and getting better." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Laidback and easy-going. Great company and communication from co-interviewees. Admissions staff was friendly and fun. Initial meeting, faculty interview, student interview, tour, lunch with 2nd year students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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