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  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


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)?

"If a colleague came to work drunk with the intent of operating on a patient while intoxicated, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"How do you think insurance and medicare will change in the next ten years? (There was a lot more lead - in on this question)" Report Response

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

"Discussed hobbies and taste in books and movies extensively" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a man has a medical condition that can best be treated by an incredibly expensive drug that is not covered by his insurance but that IS covered by his wife's insurance what do you say to his wife when she asks that the drug be prescribed to her and not her husband?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Did a practice interview in university career counseling office" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the faculty and staff and the emphasis on clinical skills in the first two years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It seemed like a lot of students had connections at the school and emphasis was placed on family backgrounds. I do not like answering questions about my family and I don't like feeling like I am at a disadvantage because my parents are not doctors and/or golf buddies with half the faculty." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One interview was well over an hour and one was shorter. Both of them were very informative and interesting conversations. The tone could change quickly though. A relatively intense question could follow some random chatting or vice versa. " Report Response

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