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  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stanford
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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? Why Stanford?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 20 years?" Report Response

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

"What type of research would you like to do here?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What were you like as a child? Did you rebel as a teenager?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Hypothetical situation about a patient and how I would get them to change unhealthy habits." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Stanford website, my AMCAS and secondary. Talked with current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were VERY happy and laid-back. The curriculum is innovative and flexible, esp. the opportunities for research in any area you want. The financial aid is amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The scheduling of the day seemed a bit confusing at first since some of the presentations got changed around." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I had a lot of down time and would have brought something to do, or more comfy shoes to make exploring the campus easier." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Stanford is amazing and is definitely at the top of my list now. It was a different feeling to the interview than at my previous interviews, but that was not a bad thing. Everyone was very friendly and I got all my questions answered. Now I can just hope for a phone call on Thurs. night." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2004

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