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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Closed file

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

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

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

"What do you think about socialized medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe an experience that has had a significant impact on you." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They were all pretty standard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Although the interview at Iowa is structured, my interviewers were still very friendly and expressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was REALLY short, but I can't hardly complain about that." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the structured nature of the interview would be completely fine." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't sweat the interview; they are very nice people." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2009

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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the good work." Report Response

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