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  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Orleans
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 was your favorite volunteer experience?" Report Response

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

"What specialty?" Report Response

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

"Why Tulane?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Very straightforward... very much just a conversation - little actual questioning." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Feedback, school's website, my primary and secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty. Everyone seems to love Tulane. The curriculum is fairly innovative, and medical school seems like it is a lot of fun here! The new buildings Tulane has acquired are beautiful, many of the classes will be moving here. There is a really nice student lounge in several of the buildings." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location. I didn't feel very safe. The campus is really spread out - a lot of walking, and not much covered area for rainy days. Some of the facilities are much much older - they are moving into a nicer building, should be almost finished by the time the next year's class begins." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I'd only have one faculty and one student interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school's reputation is wonderful. Everyone seems to live uptown near the Garden District, so safety there is not an issue. However, this school remains toward the bottom of my short list due to the medical campus's exact location in the city and safety concerns." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$401-$500

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?

The Ritz Carlton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2008

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?

2 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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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