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  • University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Phoenix
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

1

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 experiences have caused you to pursue a career in medicine and what steps have you taken to decide if this is the right career for you?" Report Response

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

"Wanted to know my opinion on the current health care bill and asked several specific questions about it." Report Response

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

"What qualities do you provide that other students can not? (ie. why should you be accepted over other applicants?)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Interviewer was working with research that was similar to mine and basically just asked a bunch of questions to see if I knew what I was talking about." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"why should you be accepted over the other candidates?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, reread my apps, health care policy book, and articles of the new health care reform" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and students were very relaxed and the school just seemed way more laid back than the others that I interviewed at. The new curriculum and clinical rotations at the mayo clinic were very impressive. The brand new TGEN research facility is incredible. Even the other interviewers at other schools that I applied to were very excited about this campus. They all seem to think this new phoenix campus is the next big up and coming research hub." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library and study facilities are very poor. I study at home most of the time, but these areas were very lacking" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved the school and loved phoenix. I was very surprised to say that this is one of my top two choices out of the nine schools I interviewed at. I hope I get in!!!" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

phoenix sky harbor

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

holliday express (walking distance)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2009

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"none" Report Response

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