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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"High school GPA, ACT, Rank, did you play sports." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your college experience, did you play sports? What have you been doing since finishing your masters?" Report Response

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

"When did you decide you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Pre-interview question: After the MD commented that he had Subway for lunch and was asked by the PhD if he had had an Atkins Wrap, the MD asked me what I thought about the Atkins Diet." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"High School GPA, ACT and Class Rank. I was ready for this thanks to SDN." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, IUSM Website extensively, talked to current students, prepred questions to ask, watched the news, read two books, and focused on being out going." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The professionalism and confidence of the faculty. The size of the campus and the facilities were also outstanding." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The attitude of some of the students that lead the discussion groups over lunch were not the greatest." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was pretty prepared. I went a day early to check things out and to make sure I was in the right place. They admissions office had to change my interview time and location due to grand rounds. Nothing was too surprising. I would suggest leaving your info packet in the lobby when you go on the tour. If you feel you need a notepad, which you don't, use a pocketsized one so that you can use both hands taking your coat on and off." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was incredibly good. Everything went smooth. IUSM is an amazing place." Report Response

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