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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?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What was the most interesting question?

"1.What was an instance when you showed compassion? 2.Describe a time when you had to ask for assistance." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"None were exceptionally difficult - but the standardized portion of the interview was a little wierd." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the materials they sent me, looked at the webpage" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They're building a new med school facility that is very modern and really nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We spent most of our time there in the same little conference room. I had to wait an hour between the tour and my interview, and it was really boring just sitting there." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The structure of the interview. There were five standardized questions that the two interviewers read off but couldn't elaborate on or provide feedback. After those questions were answered, the remainder of the interview was conversational. After 25 minutes someone knocked on the door, and the interview was over." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Once we arrived at the school at 11, there was a brief introduction by an admissions office staff member, followed by a financial aid presentation and a brief chat with one of the deans. Then we had lunch with two students and took a tour of the med school. After the tour were the interviews, and we were free to go after that. " Report Response

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