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  • University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Tucson
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"Why did you choose medicine over research? (I have a research background)" Report Response

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

"Where did your dad attend medical school and what does he practice? (My dad's a neurologist in PHX)" Report Response

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

"Tell me your strengths...weaknesses." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where my hometown was (I am from instate)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing out of the ordinary or particularly difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Used SDN, Scrolled the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Most of the facilities were excellent. They have new research buildings (important for me) and UMC is an outstanding hospital. The admissions staff were very nice and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was never a huge fan of Tucson." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed with my state school, after interviewing it was my first choice and now that I am accepted I will definately attend here over other schools. The interview itself was very casual, closed file and a bit generic (he read questions off of a sheet and then wrote the responses down). Overall, everyone I met was very friendly and I enjoyed the day." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton Four Points

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/17/2007

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?

7 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?

9 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?

7 out of 10

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