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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What would you do if a patient refused a blood transfusion due to their beliefs?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Talk about a time where you were in a group and were faced with a problem. How did you solve it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"During the second half of the interview we had a more informal discussion about my aspirations to do humanitarian work as a physician and that was an interesting conversation." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if a patient refused a blood transfusion due to their beliefs?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked on SDN and practiced the questions, talked to other people I knew who interviewed there to get tips and questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff and interviewers were so nice and welcoming. I got the impression they genuinely wanted you to do well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really impressed by this school. I did my undergrad at Iowa and thought I knew everything I needed to know about the medical school, but I was blown away by the friendliness of the staff, the school itself, and the opportunities that I would have if I was a student there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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