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  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Haven
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What would be your biggest challenge in coming to Yale?" Report Response

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

"Why should Yale choose you?" Report Response

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

"Why would you choose Yale?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Take me through a perfect day in your life ten years from now." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When you look in the mirror, what do you like and not like about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practiced questions with friends, reflected on the ''Yale system'' and how it was good for me." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How cohesive the faculty and students were as a group. There seems to be a mutual respect and ease between everyone." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost of food and drinks around the undergrad campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. I felt well prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had two interviews, one with a student and the other a faculty member. One interview focused on explaining my experiences and how they validated my decision to attend medical school, while the other focused on who I was as a person and how my core values factored into my goal to become a physician." 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+

What airport did you use?

BDL

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?

Courtyard Mariott at Yale

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 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?

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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