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  • Duke University Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Psychology School
  • Durham
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Describe your background in research" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why clinical psychology?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Are your interests more in research or in clinical practice?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read POI's articles, read website program description " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Access to medical patients, the campus, med school is right next to psych building, research productivity & reputation of the faculty, program secretary is very nice and helpful" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The clinical training. To a question about which theoretical therapeutic orientations are taught, one grad student literally said "they tell you to go in with patients and do what you want / what you feel like." Also, only given 10 days advanced notice of interview day. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good program with good reputation. Will train you to be a researcher, not so sure about quality of clinical training. Did not offer a tour of facilities/campus. Impression/vibe is: they are Duke, they know they are Duke, so you cater to and impress them, not vice-versa. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Raleigh-Durham

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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