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  • Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"Have you ever helped a company start, increase in sales or prosper? Would you spend more time with a patient who obeyed your orders, or with one who followed them? Would you ever give up hope on a patient?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How would you handle a patient who didn't like you? Are you a perfectionist? Do you expect perfection from others? Why do you want to be a Mayo graduate? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is your most treasured personal experience? Is humility important in a physician? On a 1-10 scale, how humble are you? Did you feel this interview summed you up pretty well?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about your own mortality?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you give an example where you turned a difficult situation into a positive one?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN - almost word for word questions, read mayo literature and visited the web site- I also read Harry Potter" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Once I settled down, it was easier than I thought, and the time flew." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"NO FEEDBACK" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was the phone interview. I grew up near Rochester so I filled out the other stuff too, plus I just visited there in July and had a tour and met some people- the facilities are terrific. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/15/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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