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  • Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western University
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

3

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 would you do if a colleague began to develop a drug addiction, but it hadn't impacted his work performance in an obvious way." Report Response

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

"Is healthcare a right?" Report Response

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

"Why Cleveland clinic?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the most challenging experience in your life? What time was most stressful in your life? (two separate questions)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Suppose a classmate was supposed to scrub into surgery, but was hung-over and couldn't make it and asked you to sign him in - what is your response?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Look over application, research, and learn about the school in detail. Don't wing this interview, be prepared." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They obviously care a lot about who they are selecting, and put in more effort into evaluating you than other schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"This is a dream school, but it is a 5-year program." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is like a ten-hour tour of the school. Cleveland Clinic is huge (but very nice)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school's interviews are way beyond anything at any other school. There are two faculty and one student interview, and a group discussion where your interactions are evaluated. There were a large number of ethical questions, personality questions, and more interest in scientific research than other schools. Be prepared." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

cleveland

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2011

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The cafeteria is awful, please feed us good food." Report Response

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