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  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chapel Hill
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"How are you qualified to become a physician, i.e. what feedback and/or epiphany have you had that leads you to believe you should become a doctor and would make a good one? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about where you grew up." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your high school." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(looking at my list of current activities...) Do you have free time and if so, what do you do in it? I talked about cooking as being my favorite kind of hobby." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How can you know you're qualified to become a physician? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, re-read my AMCAS and secondary essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The town: Chapel Hill is a nice little area. The facilities are expanding and getting better, there are three large hospitals plus a neuroscience hospital on the campus and the medical, dental, nursing and pharmacy schools are all close together. I like that the UG campus is also connected and the great sports tradition that UNC has. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewers were late. I had to arrive at 11:15, had a brief talk with financial aid, then a student tour, lunch at 1...then I waited until 3 for my first interview. Well, it ended up actually being about 3:20. Even though that interview was awesome, I felt like there was a lot of unnecessary downtime during the interview day. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How I'm qualified to be a physician! haha. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think I mad a good impression. Once we got there Dr. Harper came in to talk to the group and really let us know that we were all qualified to become a doctor and they really just want to get to know us a little better and make sure we are ''a reasonable facsimile'' of our AMCAS and secondary applications. Overall, a nice day and the free Panera lunch is nice too!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

stayed in an UG dorm

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2007

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?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I know faculty are extremely busy, but it seems like there should be a little more stability in the" Report Response

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