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  • University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Toledo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 medicine??" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"why MCO?? They really want to know why would you be willing to pick MCO over other schools..." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"anything and everything about the current healthcare system and universal healthcare...." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the difference between universal healthcare and universal health insurance??" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"why do the job market of physicians follow an inelastic supply and demand curve??" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this site, articles on current healthcare problems, talked to current MCO med students..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Overall, I was really impressed by the school. Esp. the emphasis on their student. I liked the block curriculum, the grading system, the continuous improvement on their usmle scores, extra usmle classes given by the school, the cheap cost of living." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Toledo seems like a dead city. The weather is pretty horrible. Sometimes student have classes from 8 to 5. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Toledo sucks." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"What really got me was the night and day difference between both of my interviewers. My first interview was completely laid back...lasted about 30 mins. My second interview was the toughest interview I ever had. It lasted almost 2 hours!! I got grilled on every aspect of our current healthcare system and universal healthcare. Even though I thought that I was decently knowledgeable about this topic, I felt totally overwhelmed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/11/2003

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