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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 would you do, as a 4th year student, if a fellow 4th year came in and you smelled alcohol on your breath?" Report Response

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

"Of all your research experiences, which one project would you say that you enjoyed/valued the most?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about why you want to go into medicine." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They were all interesting for the most part." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Mainly just the 4th year student with alcohol on his breath question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researching the school on the site, talking to my student host, emailing a 4th year student with questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school, curriculum, clinical and research opportunities. The students there were also great - felt like I would fit in very well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The medical school building itself isn't up to snuff with a school as good as Case is. Cleveland also leaves a bit to be desired. None are dealbreakers at all though." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Friendly and laid-back atmosphere. Just do your best to show them who you really are, and I think that's all you can really do. The student interviewer was also very honest in his assessment of the school and what it has to offer. Also, in case you don't know already, you get 1 faculty (open file) interview and 1 student (closed file) interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$301-$400

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?

11/21/2007

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?

8 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. Everyone's friendly and did a great job of arranging everything for us." Report Response

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