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  • Ross University School of Medicine (Dominica, Caribbean)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iselin
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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 will you adapt to living in a 3rd world country?" Report Response

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

"What elements of your undergrade has prepared you for medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical and medical experiences? Pretty much listed most of the questions above." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing in particular, all the typical questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn`t you retake the course?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, ValueMD, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice lobby, good atmosphere and building for interview. Interview started my interview early because I arrived early." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interviewer switched my interview time to one hour later at 4:30 pm the day before my interview. Thankfully I was checked my email on time." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Dominica is not Dominican Republic! LOL." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewer was very formal and kept a straight face. She asked all the questions from her sheet: Why Ross, why medicine, adapting to 3rd world country, relationship with patients, clinical experiences, improvements to healthcare, preparation for medicine, strength/weaknesses, explain your marks, explain your MCATs, anyone family in medicine, any else you would like to tell the admissions committee. She was kind in asking follow up question if she felt that you should expand on a question." Report Response

Tour and Travel

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?

2-3 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?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Chicago Essex Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

05/13/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Well oraganized, but please don`t change the interview time late in the afternoon on the day before." Report Response

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