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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What did u do your research in?" Report Response

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

"Why Iowa?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your most meaningful experience?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you solve the rising costs of health care?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Prayed, read MSAR, studentdoctor.net questions, talk to students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great friendly environment, amazing facilities, " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Iowa City aint all that bad, but I was not happy about the way the interview was done. It is difficult for me to operate when our interviewers were told not to give ''nonverbal'' feedback." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was an overall good experience. I like the school. I just wish the interview structure was a little different." 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?

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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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