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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

45 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)?

"Asked about my research" Report Response

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

"How do I balance my time" Report Response

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

"What I like to in my spare time." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Talked about healthcare reform, health policy." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Asking me the outcome of the research I was involved with. back in 2008. I didn't follow up as it was my former job/research, so make sure you know what's going on with your research even if you aren't there anymore! Oh and your interviewers may or may not grill you for the hours you post for each activity. One of my interviewers was surprised at the amt of extracurricular hours I had, but in turn that surprised me! Med School Applicants are expected to do a lot, especially in the case of the U of U secondary! =)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback. Wrote out all my questions and answers. Practiced speaking out loud by myself or with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student support by faculty and administration. Brand new school facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location is a good and a bad thing. It's a good thing b/c it's peaceful, beautiful, and no distractions. But it may be too quiet at times, and not sure how the culture is since I'm an OOS applicant who was born and raised in Los Angeles and currently living in New York City." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They really just go by your file. I've interviewed at U of U twice and this was the case both times. Really know your research, it's a big research school, but all in all both experiences, with all 4 interviewers was great and they make you feel really comfortable. They really do just want to get to know you." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If you are not from Utah, go eat at Bombara in Downtown Salt Lake City. Aside from the interview, it will make your trip worthwhile. My favorite restaurant ever! Best of Luck!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

Salt Lake City Airport

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2010

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?

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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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