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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?

Closed file

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

"Why did you choose a career in medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a hobby/passion that is not related to medicine." Report Response

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

"What questions do you have for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a negative interaction you've had with a physician and how that has influenced your views on medicine and your career choice." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you decide to enter medicine instead of becoming a nurse practioner? (since they see their own patients, etc.)" 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 enthusiasm and comradery between students, knowledgeability of staff and students, CUP program, histology lab equipment, proximity of clinical teaching facilities and resources, SOCIETIES" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Last year's board exam scores (from now 3rd year students) were lower than usual. They addressed the issue very well--attributed it to the change in curriculm and detailed prevention steps" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I love this school (Tucson campus). The best aspect was seeing the students interact and hearing from them at the lunch hour and campus tour. They all have so much enthusiasm for the program and truly love every bit of it. The adjacent teaching hospital is also a big plus for me. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2008

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?

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?

8 out of 10

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