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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you were caring or compassionate." 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 characteristics do you look for in a physician for yourself or your family?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you solve the problem of rising healthcare costs?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed questions on secondary applications, SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. They seemed to genuinely want to help us obtain any information we needed to make a decision about the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Wish I had known more about the topic in the case-based learning portion of the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, this was a very positive experience." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/17/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

3 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Everyone was great!" Report Response

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