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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"What do you think the lifestyle of a physician is like?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your undergraduate research so I can verify you understand it." Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What accomplishments are you proud of?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe yourself to me. (first question the interviewer asked)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed AMCAS and Secondary Application. SDN. Reviewed current health care policies. Practiced interview questions with friends." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new facilities have been designed to maximize student comfort. Good place to learn. The students were happy and seemed to be a cohesive group. The new facilities seem to encourage students to hang out together since they all study, eat and hang out there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The medical school is sequestered at the top of the University of Utah campus. So it is a long walk to anything that is not medical school related." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There are two interviews: one is conducted by a 4th year student and the other a physician. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The student interview was very relaxed. The physician interview was much more intense. They went through my application like a shopping list asking me what my role was in each experience and how many hours I spent on it. There were also several open ended questions. It was not conversational." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2007

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?

6 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?

9 out of 10

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