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  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Farmington
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?

7 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?

3

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)?

"Why UConn?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your major... (unorthodox pre-med major)" Report Response

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

"How did you make the decision to go to (my college)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I actually didn't get asked anything very unusual. Mostly standard questions like ''why medicine'' and ''why uconn'' but also some more detailed questions about my background and application." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about how your interest in medicine evolved (a more detailed version of ''why medicine'' in which i tried to be coherent and represent my interests) ''Do you think you spent too much time doing extracurriculars...because I think you did.''" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"re-read AMCAS, background about the school on their website, practiced informally with a friend about typical questions. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How excited the students were about their school. The people I spoke with all emphasized that it's still early in the cycle and we were selected as early interviewers (despite the SDN general impression) because of our character and backgrounds and our grades and MCAT were less important at this stage. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I somewhat felt like the people were trying to ''sell'' it a little too hard (especially since I'd LOVE to go there). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was just a little nervous and hopefully didn't leave things out that are important to my interest in medicine and a career as a physician when I was answering questions. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

jfk

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/03/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 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?

5 out of 10

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