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  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Lexington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

50 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)?

"You said in your essay that medicine wasn't your first choice--what was?" Report Response

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

"What experiences do you have that have prepared you for medicine?" Report Response

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

"How will you pay for medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"1st interview: was a really nice conversation--most interesting question: ''what is your favorite kind of ice cream?'' 2nd interview, more question and answer format: ''I'm sure you've studied for this interview like you would a test...are there any questions you thought I would ask that I didn't?'' So I got to pick my own question and answer it :)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Pick a time in your life when you were asked to do something that you absolutely couldn't. Tell me about it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read my application, looked at the website, visited classes before hand (and grilled some current MS1s) and looked at SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students LOVE it there. They were all very thoughtful, very interested in helping the visiting students. They were very open about what they liked and what they didn't like, and they seemed to love their classmates." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are fairly dated (but they're currently building an amazing new state of the art facility). So basically, nothing. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really, the whole experience was SO COMFORTABLE and really laid back. I had no problems. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"1. get up early and stress out. 2. arrive at school, and be instantly relaxed by how friendly and accommodating everyone is. 3. watch a short video, be introduced to interviewers, have your two interviewers. 4. have lunch with 2nd year students 5. go on the tour. The whole thing was so laid back---the school cares about the mental state of its students, and doesn't do anything to deliberately cause extra stress---They care!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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

What airport did you use?

LEX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2007

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?

9 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?

10 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?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing---they are SO NICE! They told us the date that the adcom would meet and encouraged us to cal" Report Response

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