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  • Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Dayton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"If I asked a friend, what would they say is something negative about you and what is something positive/ why should we take ______?" Report Response

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

"What will be the major healthcare problem facing your generation and what needs to be done about it?" Report Response

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

"If you had to do something other than medicine what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a time you faced adversity." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself 10 years after medical school? I told her I wasn't sure what field I wanted to go into but that I wanted to be a practicing physician but still have time to spend with a family/kids. She responded "And.... how about something more concrete." Then I talked about wanting to work with a NPO to reach rural areas of my home country." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Boonshoft med website, SDN interview feedback page, review AMCAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are brand spanking new and pretty impressive. Anat lab has vents under tables to pull nasty Formalin smell down rather than up at your face. Medical building has plenty of study rooms, computers, and even a lounge with pool table etc. The faculty and students were really friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No 'teaching hospital' on site, not necessarily bad thing just different than the norm. Dayton area near Wright state is pretty low key, nothing too special. Got a parking ticket despite having a visitor pass in window." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Apparently there are 4-6 spots obscurely marked as Visitor spots in a random row towards the end of Lot 16. And you can ONLY park there.... and you need a visitor pass. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very friendly: They took care of my parking ticket :D Pretty low stress interview, they aren't trying to trip you up or skewer you like a kabob for dinner. " 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?

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?

08/14/2008

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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