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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)?

"Are you ready for the curriculum we have?" Report Response

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

"How would you manage the weather down here relative to LA." Report Response

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

"What kind of research?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So, estrogen is made in males or not?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Names several books you've read recently?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Go to their website, read med school prep books by princeton/kaplan, SDN, read over primary and secondary apps." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They were very welcoming and students kept on comnig into intriduce themselves. Despite how how tech the place is, it seemed very homely." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"well, coming from LA, Durham is a bit sleepy" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not much" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was a great interview experience. They have a huge hospital, great facilities and are very welcoming-the office staff in particular. You might have trouble finding the admissions office, but just ask around. Interviews are relaxed, and there is a good chance one will be with a student. No need to be nervous here though, just be confident and know their special curriculum in and out." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2003

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