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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?

1 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?

30 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)?

"What do you think about NPs and PAs increased role in primary care?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about physician assisted suicide?" Report Response

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

"Why not just keep doing research if you like it so much?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One interviewer asked me some questions about my childhood which was a nice way to start the interview. Very casual to start off with." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The physician assisted suicide question was definitely the hardest. It caught me off guard a little, but the interviewer wasn't confrontational about it. I think they just wanted to see if I had a well rationed reason for my thoughts." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application (they draw A LOT on the secondary essays for interview questions), read through SDN's interview feedback and forums, read threads on healthcare topics and whatnot, kept reading interesting books, stuff like that." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They're remodeling the gross anatomy lab just in time for the class entering in 2009. It is going to be very, very swank." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's very much a concrete campus and the classrooms aren't really big enough for all the students. There's an overflow classroom that simulcasts the lectures, but you can't really see what the professor is pointing at." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known exactly how much they would draw on my secondary essays. I had read through them, but I hadn't really given them a whole lot of thought since I wrote them." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I'm very excited about this school. It's my top choice because of the great clinical training they give. Plus Louisville is a great city to live in." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/15/2008

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

8 out of 10

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