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  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Lexington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

45 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?

Open file

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

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What other schools did you apply to? Why did you apply to UK?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to pursue medicine rather than find a job with your engineering degree?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Knowing that most students have the same stats as you (good gpa, mcat, activities), what makes you unique that we should accept you instead of them?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is you physician shadowing experience enough to confirm that you can be a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Prayed, prepared answers to questions on SDN, reviewed primary and secondary applications, reviewed school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty had such a great attitude about their school and the program. We were about to view a cadaver during the tour! The interviewers came and got us rather than us going off to different buildings to meet them" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour ran kind of long." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was actually 2 separate interviews with two separate interviewers. And some 4th year students are on the admissions committee." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Relax. It is a conversational interview and they ask questions based on what is on your file and based on the responses for previous questions. There is a list of questions that they could use but they mostly just ask about you and your experiences. Review your application because they have and they will jump in by bringing up something from your activities list" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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

On what date did the interview take place?

03/14/2009

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?

7 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?

9 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?

"They are very nice people who are very resourceful and helpful." Report Response

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