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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?

3 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?

Closed file

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

"Have you had a chance to understand how other cultures view healthcare?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself (very open ended)" Report Response

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

"Why medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the riskiest thing you have ever done? What is the most important public health issue and how would you choose to attack it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is a health program implemented by a President that has continued to run even after the President's term was over? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, my amcas, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Health Sciences Education Building. Its first class and fairly new. The views are very impressive. Tons of research opportunities. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We may not find out the decision on our files until March" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers would not ask me any questions on my volunteering but focus on research. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews, in general were laid back, especially with the 4th year med student. The faculty member was more serious even though he didn't ask any typical interview questions. He focused more on how I deal with diversity, health care, and with patients. No questions about my volunteering experience. Only questions on my research and leadership" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/04/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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