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  • American University of the Caribbean (Saint Maarten, Caribbean)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Coral Gables
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

One

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)?

"What have you learned in your research that will help you in medical school?" Report Response

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

"What did you do in graduate school that was different than the way that you studied as an undergraduate student?" Report Response

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

"When did you first realize that you wanted to be a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your research. (My interviewer was very interested in probing my research background)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading SDN, AUCMED.edu, talking to a close friend that is a second term student and reading several blogs from current and former AUC students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I had heard a lot of negative info about AUC being a for-profit school so I didn't expect a serious interview. I was surprised in that the interview was rigorous, in depth, and quiet detailed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I interviewed at the Devry facility in Sherman Oaks. The admin assistant was a bit unprofessional in her demeanor and was not prompt with notifying my interviewer that I had arrived. Interview was at 12 and the interviewer wasn't notified till 11:58." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing but make sure that you give yourself plenty of time to arrive and find parking if you interview in Sherman Oaks. Also, make sure to get your parking ticket validated; parking is $1.80 every 15 minutes!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great and very positive experience!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

No Response

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

May 12, 2014

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"My interview was awesome and I appreciate the prompt and courteous attention that Ms. Miller, Ms. Higgs and all of the AUC staff have given me." Report Response

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