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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your motivation to enter medicine." Report Response

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

"Give me an example of altruism from your clinical experiences." Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How has growing up in a medical family altered or influenced your view of healthcare and your desire to become a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How have you and your spouse prepared for your entrance into medical school on a personal level? (i.e. what steps have you taken, if any, to ensure that your relationship doesn't suffer?)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview workshop, sdn interview feedback, experience (reapplicant), school website, other school/professional resources, books" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dedication and passion of the faculty, the friendliness and availability of the admissions staff, clinical longitudinal experience, scholarly project, preparedness for board exams, new facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Limited space for classrooms and studying, very small library, no adjacent teaching hospital/anatomy lab" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That admissions is semi-rolling this year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, great program (Phoenix campus). It is obvious that the curriculum has been tailored to the students and that alot of thought/research/effort was put into making it a great medical school. Seems like a very well-rounded education experience. A little hesitant regarding the space limitations and that the program is only 2 years old." 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?

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?

09/15/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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