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  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Orleans
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What kind of research have you done?" Report Response

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

"Who is your favorite author?" Report Response

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

"What is a difficult situation you have been through and how have you grown from it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What books do you like to read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do pharmaceutical companies have such a bad reputation? (i work for one currently...)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, student host, school website, my Tulane application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students do seem to truly love it there, there's a sense of pride since many of them were there when Katrina hit. They also are in the middle of adding some new facilities, lecture halls, etc. that seem REALLY nice and high-tech." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location feels very unsafe. Many of my interviewers seemed like they were quizzing me on whether I would want to live in a place with so much crime. The students also seem kind of isolated, the ones I talked to go out on Bourbon street when they go out." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The med school campus is not on the nice uptown campus where the undergrad is. It is literally right next to the Superdome." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the interview was great, really laid back. I stayed with a student host which was great because i really got a feel for what it would be like to go there, and she drove me to campus and dropped me off for my interview in the morning. Overall it's a great school in not such a prime location." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

4 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?

3 out of 10

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