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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Many particulars about application, research, extracurriculars, and community service?, such as who should we contact about your application to verify. How did you have the time to complete everything you said, the hours don't add up reasonably. " Report Response

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

"What are some problems with medicine today, and what do you propose we do to fix them." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You made the claim that you had researched for over 50 hours over only two months with this professor, that seems like a lot, should we call to verify that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Please explain your activities while you were volunteering at the ____? The interviewer was not satisfied until I talked for over ten minutes about it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, application, talked with others who interviewed there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The schools facilities are the nicest I've seen, there seems to an excess of funding. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not to be racist, but the demographics of the first year class we attended definatly don't match the demographics of the state of Utah or even the application pool,I'm sure of that. Hooray for Affirmative Action and the U's attempts to diversify." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How little my chances of being accepted are because I'm not "under-represented in medicine", also that they are going to verify EVERYTHING on my application before my final admission. I hope the person they call agrees I put in the same number of hours as I said on my primary and secondary applications. DON'T EXAGERATE" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Remember to just be honest with the interviewers, they also give you the opportunity to fix any discrepancies in your application before it goes before the admissions committee. DON'T EXAGERATE the make sure everything is verified." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

2-3 hours

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?

10/27/2008

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

2 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?

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

1 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" Report Response

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