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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

1

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 do you think professionalism means?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about your MCAT? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in the future?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you do in high school (it's not all that interesting of a question but I didn't know they cared that much what my class rank, GPA and SAT were!!!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you saw two students cheating in your first med school exam, what would you do? (And then I was asked with follow-up questions based on my response)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read their website, looked at my AMCAS application, talked to a friend who's a first year there to get advice, and watched the IU competencies video online (make sure you mention that you know these!!!)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was really friendly. The tour guides were enthusiastic. Their facilities are great. They had a record-high USMLE pass rate for this past year's second year students. They just got streaming video to re-watch lectures online." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer was 20 minutes late." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They have 9 different campuses you can be at the first 2 years and I didn't realize they were all so different." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really impressed. The day lasted from 8:30-2 and it was not stressful at all. I had my interview the first thing in the morning and everything else was smooth sailing. IU has a lot of great stuff to offer!" 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?

In 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/12/2007

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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