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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
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?

9 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 type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Who do you admire as a leader and what qualities do they possess." Report Response

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

"What are some of the challenges physicians face today." Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time that you were criticized and how you handled it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"explain how education is the key to ending the cycle of poverty (something from my personal statement)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are you able to work with the elderly. Not a difficult question but it did catch me off guard so I fumbled a bit." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read classic cases in medical ethics, how doctors think, and some leadership books. I also spent time researching health care policies in other countries that have been successful in providing health care coverage to all of its citizens. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilites, tuition and how cohesive and happy the students were." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That you don't know if your in or not until April. There were only two women in the interview group. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have brought some food. I was starving by the time we ate at 1:00." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was the most casual and relaxed of all my interviews. 98% of the questions were asking about activites I listed on my application. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

09/09/2008

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?

5 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I would like to know more about the curriculum and board pass rates." Report Response

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