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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 makes you think you're ready to commit to medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you think the business considerations of medicine affect quality and availability of care?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about [X on application]." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did you like the other schools you've interviewed with?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The business/quality question; my business experience is minimal, and I didn't want to make claims I couldn't support." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN forums, read over application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The availability of dual M.S. programs, the research opportunities, how comprehensive small group sessions could be, the built-in four-month thesis time, two hours of Anatomy lab every other week, Cleveland traffic, Cleveland symphony orchestra." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Need for a car, lake weather. Unavailability of online lectures. Anatomy stretches across both pre-clinical years. Early start date might cause complications with current schedule." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school seems great. I was surprised that 50% of time was spent in small group versus lecture, but the small groups ended up being more focused than I expected. Faculty interview is open-file; student interview is closed-file." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Cleveland

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/30/2009

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?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 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?

5 out of 10

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