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  • University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Toledo
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?

8 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 kinds of things do you do when you feel stressed?" Report Response

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

"An ethical question: A married couple comes into your office, and they have been your patients for a very long time. They come in together, you run some tests, and you find that the man tested HIV positive, and he tells you that he's been cheating on his wife. How do you handle this situation? And a few more ethical questions about abortion, euthanasia, teen pregnancy, etc...the usual." Report Response

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

"Tell me about the worst experience you've ever had. This led to a 20minute conversation on cancer, and my interviewer and I found much commonground through this question." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you choose the university you chose for your undergrad? What factors will play in your decision of where you will go to medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What's the difference between animals and humans?? it was so open-ended that I had trouble beginning my response..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read through previous entries on SDN with regards to UT's college of medicine; read through amcas application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"4 students to 1 cadaver; all buildings are connected via tunnels and walkways; testing facility; the friendly environment" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"some buildings could use some renovations...." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I read that the interviews were laid back, but I was not expecting how laid back they were. The interviewers really cared to get to know me, so I wish that I was a bit less nervous in the beginning of the day" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were very laid back. One interviewer had looked up my hometown, asked me questions about growing up where I did, and knew *everything* that was on my AMCAS application. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2008

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 responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

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