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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"If a patient needed a life-saving surgical procedure that required a blood transfusion and their religion did not permit it, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with difficult people?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The blood transfusion question - everything else I was asked was pretty standard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were difficult - they genuinely seemed to want to know more about me as a person." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to students already in the program, SDN, and did a mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Case Based Learning session - it was a lot of fun!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus tour wasn't what I was expecting. It was at the end of the day and the medical students giving the tour didn't really seem into it. I've already seen the campus but if I hadn't, I think it would've turned me off from the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to be so nervous about the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

09/24/2010

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?

6 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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