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  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winston-Salem
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How do you think medical school will be different from being an undergrad?" Report Response

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

"Each of the interviewers asked me how I got involved with at least one of my volunteer activities." Report Response

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

"As a very detail-oriented person, what are some techniques you could use to explain a very difficult scientific concept to someone with a non-science background?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I had two patients with the same orthopedic injury and treatment, one having family support and the other totally alone, would their outcomes be the same? I don't remember exactly how it was worded, but you get the point. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you give specific examples of how to balance your family with your career?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over your essays. Relax- it was very conversational." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, esp. the anatomy lab. The friendliness of everyone. The interviewers. etc. The whole day was really nice. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"paying to park." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how to find the admissions office." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone had three 15-min interviews. Each of us had the same 3 interviewers. It wasn't actually closed-file because the interviewers had our essays in front of them. They did not know our grades or anything else, though. Think of things that aren't in your essays that you can bring up so you aren't wasting the little time you have on what they already know." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

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?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I really wish that the admissions office would give you a call as soon as they know they will be int" Report Response

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