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  • University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Reno
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

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 you didn't make it into medical school what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"What kind of support system do you have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you say to a pregnant 15 year old?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There weren't any, so I'll give another interesting question instead: If you could go back in time, what three people would you want to meet?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UNR's online site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"People from my religion and school attended there; The fact that the campus is split between Las Vegas and Reno. Also the staf were naturally friendly... no one was superficial. Also, the first interviewer was a non-physician from sociology, chosen to cater to my undergraduate degree... very nice and personable. The second interviewer was a third year med student... a wonderful guy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't get a chance to tour the campus, because of the location of the interview. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not much... they are straight forward." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"First, you are assigned a Peer advisor that gives you advice on the interview process as well as any information you want on the school. Then you travel to UNLV for the first interview with a non-medical professor... specifically picked among the admissions commitee to cater to your undergraduate degree (Sociologist for Behaviroal sciences students). Then you go to the LV-Medical school, a small bldg where you meet up with your second interviewer, a third year medical student (this student gives you an interview, but has no decision in the final say as does the first interviewer)." Report Response

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