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  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Orleans
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"very conversational.... lots of open ended questions. The interview started with the typical, "So tell me about yourself."" Report Response

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

""Why Tulane?"" Report Response

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

""What else" (kept asking me to elaborate on what I was talking about.... kept me on my toes)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""What classes other than science courses did you take?" I majored in non-science, so when you eliminate my major and all my science classes, there aren't many left.... I mumbled something about economics!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read up on SDN interview feedback, practiced a few answers to questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I loved the energy of the student body. My student interview was really fantastic - we got so caught up in conversation, we were the last ones left in the cafeteria (student interviews are over lunch). Also, everyone really emphasized they wanted the day to be low-stress." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Their anatomy lab is quite old" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Only two interviews - one faculty and one student interview - ***both carry equal weight***" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I am in love with Tulane... I love the city, I love the faculty, I love the students. I feel like no matter what school you go to, you will get a good education, but it is all about finding the school that you will enjoy attending for the next four years. And I will love going there for the next four years - I got accepted three weeks later!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

09/22/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"well, the woman in charge of admissions' computer crashed the friday before my interview, and she le" Report Response

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