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  • Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I found a number of these question in the SDN forums beforehand." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was an initial phone screen replacing the supplemental application. The following questions were asked (to my recollection): Why do you want to be a Mayo Graduate? Have you ever turned a difficult situation into a positive? Is it important for a doctor to have humility? On a scale of 1 to 10, how humble are you? Is it important for doctors to practice what they preach? How do you stay healthy? Have you ever started a new business? Have you ever improved a business or organization? How? Do you encourage others to work harder? Would you spend more time with a difficult patient or one that follows orders? How would you handle a patient that does not want to follow your orders? Would you ever give up hope on a patient? How do you feel about the statement 'anytime someone says they are in pain, then they are in pain... no matter if it's phsycial or imagined? Do you think about your own mortality? What do you think about it? Do you ever spend time alone? What do you think about when you're alone? Do you like working on a project or being responsible for others in a project? Have you ever been a patient? What did you learn? When making a decision, do you consider all possible negative outcomes? Give an example... What makes you most satisfied about yourself? What grades do you get? Would you say you spend a lot of your time working? Are you a perfectionist? explain... Do you expect perfection from others? What's one of your strongest characteristics? What is your history with smoking, drugs, and alcohol? Is there anything else you'd like to add? Do you think this interview described you well?" Report Response

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On what date did the interview take place?

08/21/2002

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