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  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chapel Hill
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 is one of your weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"How did you study for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"What was the most important thing you took away from your clinical experiences?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What personal qualities do you have that will make you a good physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time you were on a team, but not leading it, and had a disagreement with another team member. How did you handle it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread my application, read the website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers had taken a lot of time to read through my file before the interview. Their questions were thoughtful. I felt like they really wanted to get the best possible picture of who I am, and were not trying to grill me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day itself was pretty disorganized. There was no presentation on the curriculum, the research opportunities, financial aid, or the office of diversity. I'm used to schools trying to sell me on their strong points, but UNC didn't do that at all. I guess they figured that their reputation should speak for itself." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had more thoroughly versed myself in the ins and outs of the curriculum. One of my interviewers helped develop it, and wanted to talk about the little details of it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The facilities are pretty old, but the students seem to get along well, and Chapel Hill in general is a great town." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

rdu

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

9 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?

"The interview day is an opportunity to sell your interviewees on the school. Bring in people to talk about its strong points and some of the details not readily available on the website. One positive: best interview day food that I've had so far!" Report Response

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