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  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chapel Hill
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Tell me about your life growing up?" Report Response

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

"So what can you add to our medical school class?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the moment you really new you wanted to practice medicine." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Surprisingly...nothing. Very standard" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So when you don't get in, what are you going to do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AAMCAS, Arrived early (most arrived right at the time, or even late...bad form)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Brand new facilities. The whole staff was amazingly personable. They really did seem genuine when they state they want you to have a good interview experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One interviewer is late, not too big a deal. Neither had looked at my application beforehand. One promised to read it later, the other breezed through and asked a few perfunctory questions. Considering the number of applicants they see, and the fact they're running practices too, I can understand why they run short on time." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview really is low stress. You can read it a thousand times and not believe it, but it really is true. Just be yourself, and be confident." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I actually had a good time. I never thought I would. Everyone was amazingly warm, and the new facilities were fantastic. It went from a second or third choice to my number one pick in a flash. The questions were all very straightforward. My interviewers just seemed to want to get to know me and my motivations in medicine, nothing more. " 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/28/2007

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"A little bit more reading material in the waiting room...Some of us had a long time to wait." Report Response

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