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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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 Case?" Report Response

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

"What other schools are you looking at?/ How many schools did you apply to? (Ick I do not like this question)" Report Response

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

"So where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you know this is what you want to do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"It sounds like you are pretty sold on research why not just the PhD?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read ''Better'' by A. Gawande and ''The End of Medicine'' neither of which go over interviews in the slightest, but I figured both would solid up my understanding of the medical field and how research fits into it." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The setup of the school, the flexibility and desire for improvement almost all of the staff had. How close the 4 cooperative hospitals were and how nice the area was. After the train ride, I was a little suspicious." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everyone had a car, which isnt that bad, but I am used to living in cities where you can get around most of the time without having to deal with a car and parking and all that." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have prepared more questions to ask them, because I was so ''defensive'' when they gave me a chance to ask I had nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great, I was actually feeling only lukewarm about Case before the interview and afterwards I am positively jazzed. Too bad I won't know any more on my status for weeks." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

CLE

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Interconnential Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 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

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