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  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Farmington
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?

6 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?

3

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)?

"why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What books do you like to read? (was also asked about what scientific material I was reading as well)" Report Response

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

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really too interesting" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What three qualities about you would you like me to take back to the admissions committee?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read about the program online, reviewed all of my application materials" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student enthusiasm, size of the class (about 80 people), early clinical exposure" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, although there is no gym and you need a car since it is a pretty rural environment without any public transportation. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How friendly everyone was going to be! It lessened my stress level. It was nice knowing about the information session with Dr. Sanford, where you have to introduce yourself and participate in a Problem-Based Learning session, ahead of time from this site. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was good. I had 3 different interviews, 2 with faculty members and 1 with a student. all the interviews were about 30 minutes long. They were relaxed and very conversational. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

BDL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/30/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

5 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

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