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  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winston-Salem
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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?

Closed file

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

"Why Wake?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about x from your personal statement." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had to choose a single aspect of medicine that motivates you to enter the field, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None... the interviews were very conversational. One of my interviewers seemed to make a slight effort to press me on one small issue but was not trying outright to fluster me or anything.. all three were very nice :) Interviewers have your PS and secondary essays but not your numbers." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, other interviews, the tour/info session - they give you a lot of curricular info" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are nice; all the students we saw/talked to (there were quite a few) seemed very happy (even elated) with the integrated curriculum, etc. and definitely emphasized the non-competitive nature of the school. It seemed like faculty are very accessible. The cafeteria food was pretty good. Also, the financial aid talk was more useful than any of the other ones I have heard." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just how rapid-fire the interviews would be! I liked it. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If you print the little footprinted map from their website, the admissions office is not at all hard to find. I had kind of a negative view of the school going in, but coming out of the interview day it's among my top choices. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

clt

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2009

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?

7 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?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Respond more promptly to in-the-area emails so people don't keep travel plans on hold for you!" Report Response

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