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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 can physicians do to help lower the costs of health care?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you found out one of your co-workers had an alcohol abuse problem?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about alternative medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself 10 or 20 years from now?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, practicing to myself, reading about the healthcare reform, mock-interviews at my undergrad institution" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The CBL activity and the med student learning communities... and how surprisingly cool Iowa City is." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's Iowa... you have to have an appreciation for the rural-ness of the state to be able to live there." 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?

7+ 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?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Iowa House Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2009

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?

6 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?

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?

4 out of 10

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