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  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Farmington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

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)?

"First "interview" with assistant dean was a group interview. It was casual introductions/stories about each applicant. Then we went into a sample PBL activity. It was very relaxed and quite interesting." Report Response

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

"Faculty interviewer was curious about why I chose to major in Economics rather than a specific science. We talked about my educational background and the program I have been a part of since graduation." Report Response

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

"Student interviewer conversation was very casual. We spoke again about the program that I have been a part of. We talked about healthcare policy in the country and specifically in CT. Student was very helpful with questions about school culture and climate." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Interesting or telling story about myself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over term papers I wrote in college. Read about schools curriculum. Prepared for some of the "traditional" questions. (Why this school, why medicine...)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Tuition, atmosphere, facilities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just how relaxed the interviews are." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day is such a low stress activity that it is difficult to self-assess how the day went. I did not have to "conquer" a tough question or admit that I was clueless. Hence when the day ended I had no concrete idea of how I may stand in the minds of the interviewers." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/13/2009

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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

9 out of 10

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