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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa 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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"There is a shortage of organ donors. What could you do to alleviate this?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The organ donor question." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ditto. I missed the obvious answer. "Encourage people to sign their organ donor cards."" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly staff. Great facilities. Study pods. The CBL exercise." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Our guide was not a "go-getter." He gave me the impression that students didn't really have to go to classes." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The CBL exercise is a group dynamics exercise, so be ready to work with a group of other applicants." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My #1 pick. Here's to hopin'!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/07/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 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?

6 out of 10

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