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  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Farmington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 medicine/ UConn?" Report Response

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

"Describe yourself in one word." Report Response

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

"Any additional info you want me to take back to the admissions committee that may not have come up in interview?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think your patients would like most about you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What will be the most difficult thing you face in med school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, thought about answers for some generic interview questions, reread all application materials" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They don't have any on campus gym or other recreational activities " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was happy I knew about the PBL ahead of time, make sure you read up on PBLs, understand how cases are strutured, objectives, etc. The case isn't hard, but you need to be able to discuss it with other interviewees. Also, you will have to introduce yourself in the group session and discuss healthcare issues (hint: reread your secondary)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was impressed by the school, they have a really wonderful program..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BDL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 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?

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?

2 out of 10

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