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  • Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"How would you explain your research if I were a six-year old?" Report Response

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

"How would you explain your research if I were a PhD?" Report Response

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

"What are your reservations about attending Mayo?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do with the rest of you? (on other identities besides my major cultural group)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When was the last time you apologized? Tell me about it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread notes from my "deep dive" into admissions site materials. Reread primary and secondary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Book suggestions for follow-up emails." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really comes to mind." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Get to know you the other interviewees as much and as soon as you can." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MSP

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

9 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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