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  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Durham
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why Duke?" Report Response

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

"What are your future career plans, where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"If you had to do something over again, what would you do differently and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are some difficulties facing physicians today? When you read the newspaper, what section do you read first and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read up on Duke in order to answer the "why duke" question, studentdoctor net, re-read my secondary, made sure I could articulate my motivations for wanting to study medicine." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Duke med students were very happy, neat people. Campus and facilities are state-of-the-art. In general, people were very friendly and made an effort to put the interviewing students at ease." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the lunch...not very good." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This was parents weekend. This made it difficult to find a hotel room close to campus. I suggest that you plan your interview data around hotel availability." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A relatively painless interview. People went out of their way to be friendly. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2003

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