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  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iowa City, IA
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What was the most interesting question?

"What is a major health problem in America today, and what can physicians do to remedy it?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read up on school, went over AMCAS and secondary apps, typed up notes on questions for structured format" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything-the students and staff seemed very supportive and friendly; the committment to the patient; the facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm from the east coast, so Iowa itself was a little scary-flat and brown- although Iowa City is not too bad" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was well prepared, so nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Got there, had an intro session with the 15 other interviewees, financial aid session, interview, lunch, discussion with student life/curriculum dean, tour with student; you are given 4 questions beforehand, but they asked me 5, and only 2 were ones that I had prepared answers to; one of my interviewers was a surgeon who got paged and left before my interview, so the dean of admissions took his place" Report Response

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