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  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Haven
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"What volunteer experience do you find most significant?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New Haven seems better than its reputation. You can take any classes at Yale while enrolled at the medical school, and you can take a tuition free 5th year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had to take a shuttle to an outlying hospital for one of my interviews, and they were scheduled so close together that it was a physical impossibility to be on time. As a result I missed 90% of the tour (the admission office warned my interviewers beforehand though)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers were kind and seemed genuinely interested. There's quite a bit going on around Yale, try and have some fun." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Newark (subway, metro north, $30)

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2008

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?

5 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?

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?

5 out of 10

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