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  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Orleans
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Have you had any "hands-on" clinical experience as an EMT or nurse?" Report Response

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

"Why haven't you considered an MPH?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you heard about a disease called "susto"? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What's your MCAT score? What's your GPA? (After the Dean of Admissions had discouraged us from discussing this information)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application, about the school on line." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Except for one interviewer, everyone was VERY nice to me (including all of the students, staff and faculty) I was taken into one of the anatomy labs by a professor and got see talk to and see the first year students in action dissecting cadavers. It seems they also have many very cool international opportunities as well as an awesome MPH program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was a little suprised when one of my interviewers asked me about my grades and MCAT score as I stepped into the door. During the orientation it seemed to me the school really prided itself on blindly assessing the "soft" qualities of canidates. This same interviewer also cut me off a couple of times, which was very frusterating. I feel this interview was not a good representation of me at all. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't have any logistical problems, although I wish I could have stayed one or two more days in New Orleans to check everything out.." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the interview was a good experience. I'm not sure if it is the place for me though. I got some mixed signals between the information the dean presented to us and one of my interviewers (see below). Just about everyone was very nice to me and the students seem very happy to be at Tulane." Report Response

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