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  • University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Toledo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about yourself/Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What is wrong with healthcare today. And in response to my answer (dealing with availability) who doesn't have health insurance and why not." Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you handle a situation in med school if you saw a fellow classmate cheat on an exam?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think are indicators in med school of future doctors that would receive disciplinary action/lose their licenses. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Toledo's website, review AMCAS and secondary, read through other Toledo interview feedback on this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"High board scores, 4:1 on cadaver, incredibly friendly students and faculty, on site USMLE testing center" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Toledo area in general. Facilities were a bit antiquated in design (very 70's feel). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"More about healthcare system, specifically about programs such as SCHIP and Medicaid/Medicare specifics." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews were more of an exchange rather than a 'grilling' barrage of gotcha questions and ethical situations. I know it sounds cliche but they really do just want to get to know you." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/13/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

5 out of 10

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