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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"Faculty: What do you want to talk about? Student: Where are you from?" Report Response

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

"Faculty: What are some challenges you've seen physicians deal with where you work? Student: What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"Faculty: Tell me about your family. Student: Are you a [college football team] fan?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Faculty: What's a common misconception people have about you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Faculty: What's a common misconception people have about you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Sort of read website, some SDN, reread primary and secondary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The weather was better than I expected. Cleveland has a lot of vegetation, trees, etc. The campus and facilities were both more beautiful and more charming (even if old) than I expected. The small groups seemed productive and cooperative." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"8 am class. Exams only at the end of some very long blocks (14 weeks)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That students feel it's not very safe late at night. That the cab ride from the airport would be $40." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two interviews, one faculty (open file, 60 min) and one student (closed file, 45 min). Both very conversational and laid-back. The interview group was very large so, even though we were split in half for the tour, I didn't hear a word that our tour guide said, so even though the facilities were attractive, I didn't really get a good impression of what they were all about." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

CLE

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2008

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

4 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep on keepin' on." Report Response

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