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  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Louisville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"What type of medicine do you want to practice" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself practicing" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the most trying obstacle you have had to overcome? What do you want me to tell the committee (both interviewers asked this)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would your friends describe you? What are your greatest strengths/weaknesses? What clinical experiences do you have? (These weren't really difficult...just thought they would be helpful)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All first-year students receive PDAs for the duration of their education. The school is wireless so you can use the PDAs anywhere. There are several LARGE hospitals that are part of the medical complex...not just the University Hospital and students can rotate through them all." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The size of the classroom...if you aren't there early you have to go to an overflow room with a television or sit in the isles." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Interviews are not entirely blind...your interviewer will have your secondary and personal statement from AMCAS." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I have applied and interviewed at UofL before, so the interview was not a surprise...there were four students interviewed in the morning, then lunch and a tour/class...then four more students are interviewed in the afternoon with different faculty. There are also three medical students on the selections committee that interview...one from the 4th, 3rd, and 2nd year classes. The selection committee is comprised of 28 individuals...you will interview with two of them. You must have a 2/3 vote to be accepted and the student members can vote as well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

What airport did you use?

SDF

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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