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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed 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)?

"Propose solutions to the problems in the healthcare system." Report Response

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

"What would you do if you found out a fellow medical student was abusing alcohol or drugs?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The healthcare system one." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The healthcare system one." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN feedback, looked over AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. Even Iowa City." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, just wish I would have had more than 25 minutes to talk about myself." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That 25 minutes would not be enough, and that I would need to be sure to keep my answers short/concise." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

CID

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2009

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

9 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?

7 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Please make these 25-minute interviews a little longer!" Report Response

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