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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Considering the rising cost of today's health care, what changes would you make?" Report Response

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

"If one of your medical school classmates had an alcohol problem, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if a patient just wouldn't listen to your advice? (prompted by discussion of smoking)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think will be most difficult about medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked around on these forums, read some articles on health care costs, presidential candidates plans, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were very nice, and the fact that people who are high up in the college and have a million other things to do still take the time to conduct interviews was great." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They respond to what they read on these boards! Since the "Environmentally Friendly" rating was added, they've reduced the lunch packaging, and don't give students folders and plastic bags anymore." 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?

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?

10/03/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Sitting in that small conference room for the first hour and half was a little long, but the amount" Report Response

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