Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Grand Forks
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 do you want to study medicine? What field would you like to pursue?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time you had to work in a group to deal with a coworker/roommate/etc." Report Response

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

"How do I know you wouldn't waste this opportunity? I can't see you working well as part of a team [because you're a paramedic]. I think you would say ''I already know about that'' instead of studying cardiology. (not really a question, but he waited for a response)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I'm a medical student, and all I've read is textbooks for 1 1/2 years. What's a good book for me to read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do we know you won't waste this opportunity, if we let you in?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my application, read tips on interviewing, practiced interviewing" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The medical student in my interview team was nice. Facilities are relatively new (built in 1998)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"MD in my interview team was first disinterested, then outright confrontational. Interviewers seemed to see previous health care experience as a bad thing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be one of three students simultaneously interviewing with one of three different interview teams. I don't know anyone who was accepted that interviewed with my team." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Bad experience here, which may have been due to luck of the draw. Other students who were assigned other interview teams had a comparatively low-stress experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/20/2007

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"People who get in at one school are likely to get in elsewhere, and if they had an experience like m" Report Response

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //