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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 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?

60+ 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?

Open file

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

"Why Mayo?" Report Response

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

"Explain how your research advances science." Report Response

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

"Would you enjoy living here for 4 years? (after seeing my fear of the 5 foot snow drifts). " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reading primary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weather (YIKES, blizzard when I was there, it was hard to even walk in!)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I found out from interviewer when I got there that if you aren't accepted already (so before feb. 20th) you're just interviewing for a wait spot!!! :(" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everything was great, facilities, people; nice school. I only wish I knew they had filled their list of acceptances (at least before I interviewed on the 20th) before I spent all that money flying up. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

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?

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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