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  • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Aurora
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

60+ 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)?

"How would you handle a patient who came in to your practice with research they'd found on the internet?" Report Response

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

"Why become a doctor instead of a PA if you intend to go into rural medicine." Report Response

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

"Give me an example of an ethics issue in medicine today in America, and don't say access to healthcare." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think the increasing cultural diversity is affecting medicine in America?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why be a doctor instead of a PA, when you can help the patients just as much as a PA in a rural doctors office?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Database. Mock questions. Web site research. Pubmed research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Some of the new technology is impressive (3D holograph of the human body, mannequins that do nearly everything that humans do, artificial labor and babies). Nice campus that looks attractive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The old school approach to teaching/medicine. Still quite a lot of the old-timers around who have an air of arrogance." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking was terrible. The police didn't show up to do their job of arranging parking. So some other guy tried to handle the parking, and he was a real parking nazi. He made me drive all over the campus for no reason. Once the police arrived, I was able to park." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"First interview was amazing. Really nice woman with intelligent and probing questions. The second interviewer was an old guy who had little or nothing to say, and the silence was very uncomfortable at times. He also kept looking me up and down inappropriately, and that added to my discomfort." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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