Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Tell me about your life up to this point." Report Response

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

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

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

"What do you do outside of academic-related activities?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"We spoke for a while about the current state of health care and possible solutions. It was interesting to hear the opinion of a practicing doctor instead of a politician or news analyst." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Summarizing my life in a brief, interesting answer was challenging, mostly because I wasn't expecting it. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed personal statement, reviewed school info (philosophy, mission statement, etc), practice interview with my undergrad faculty." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview was very low-stress and had a conversational feel. My interviewer was friendly and seemed interested in what I had to say." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were well over 100 applicants there, which was slightly overwhelming, but understandable considering the class size." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Be prepared to play the waiting game after your interview. I interviewed in October and did not hear back until mid-April. Also, follow-up thoroughly (I cannot stress this enough) after submitting any information. The admissions office mistakenly input my committee letter as a single faculty letter, which was not caught until I called to verify its receipt. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed my individual interview. Make sure to stay on top of admissions office details." 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?

4-6 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?

Indianapolis International

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/09/2008

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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //