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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"What would you tell a nervous person on a plane to help calm them down?" Report Response

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

"You have worked in research for several years, why not get a phd?" Report Response

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

"What are some qualities that you believe a physician should possess?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see medicine heading in the future?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Medicine is often called a science and an art, how do you think practicing medicine could be considered an art?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read my application, practiced talking about my application out loud (to my dog), did a practice interview with a mentor, and read up about the school and the program to think of questions to ask them" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Every part of the interview day impressed me from start to finish. The facilities, curriculum, affiliate hospitals, current students, admissions committee members, every part of the day exceeded my expectations" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The current medical school facility is old and a bit decrepit, but the brand new facility is extremely impressive and will be open next spring" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I felt very well prepared and comfortable the entire time, nothing caught me off guard necessarily. Oh, it only took about 5 minutes to get through the Cleveland airport so no need to get there super early" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Case has quickly become one of, if not my top choice, and I could definitely see myself there as a student. Also, check out the university circle and Case Western undergrad campus if you can, both are awesome, beautiful areas" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Hopkins-CLE

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Tudor Arms Double Tree

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Early September

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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I had a small cohort and we all got along great and got food and drinks together after the interview, I would say keeping the interview cohorts smaller helps with camaraderie and creating a relaxed atmosphere with reduce competitiveness among the applicants" Report Response

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