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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

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

"Why Wake Forest?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the pros and cons of being a traditional vs. a non-traditional applicant?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Wouldn't label any of the questions as difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my AMCAS and 2ndary application, reviewed Wake's website and the interview feedback via SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Cost of living in Winston-Salem, proximity to mountains, Old Salem, the parking lot right next to the hospital for students, the Sticht center, the enthusiasm of the current students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Outside of the interviewers the admissions folks had no interest in talking with me or getting to know me. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Enjoyed learning more about the regenerative tissue/organ research happening at Wake. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews go very quickly and interviewers have access to your primary and secondary essays. The tour is good but doesn't go into the hospital--although my tour guide took me to an additional location when I asked. Lunch is at the hospital cafeteria where you can select whatever you would like. The host "mom" was very friendly and helpful." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

RDI

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 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?

"Have more presence in the day--with the host "mom" as a primary contact, this link with admissions w" Report Response

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