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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Cleveland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What was your biggest challenge in college? Tell me about a time when you worked with small groups in an academic setting. (This was my student interviewer. These were the two hardest questions he asked, after that we just had a conversation)" Report Response

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

"How do you feel that some fools in washington might make physicians lives more difficult by saying you are only allowed to treat this under condition x, y, z, and taking control away from you to use your best judgement, often putting you in the position to treat in a way you do not agree" Report Response

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

"Faculty interviewer asked me a few questions, but mostly just tried selling the school to me." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel that some fools in washington might make physicians lives more difficult by saying you are only allowed to treat this under condition x, y, z, and taking control away from you to use your best judgement, often putting you in the position to treat in a way you do not agree" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Quetiosn about hypothetical changes to the healthcare system and the intertia/momentum/general trend of things going further in that direction in the future" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Not much, I wasn't extremely excited about this interview so I briefly looked at interview feedback and went on the website so I could answer "why case" and "any questions"" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were very happy, balanced, collaborative. Cheap cost of living, good enough public transportation" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not the biggest fan of the location, facilities were OK, not as impressive as other schools. I didn't hate Cleveland as much as I thought I would, but I'm still not the biggest fan." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"These were the most laid back interviews I've had yet. Takes a lot of Californians" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good school, I wouldn't mind going here but it's not on the top of my list." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Cleveland Hopkins International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Glidden House Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2011

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

6 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?

"Breakfast was limited, I'm glad I ate at my hotel first! Lunch was great though" Report Response

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