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  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 your co-workers balancing their practice and research, and how would you do the same?" -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

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

"Why MD and not MD/PhD?" -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

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

"How do you think your upbringing will affect your future as a doctor?" -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you take more after your father or your mother?" -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your current research project and what outcomes do you expect?" -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read AMCAS, read newspaper, SDN" -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical experience in first 3 weeks, 10 months off to do electives or study for the boards. Inexpensive housing. A light rail system is scheduled to be finished next year, I think, which will make getting around much easier." -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Climate. Also, Houston is not the most beautiful city. Not great in primary care." -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It is very easy to find the M112 room (no need to arrive 1 hr early). Also, bring comfortable shoes - there is a lot of walking on the tour. " -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole day was very relaxed. We arrived at 12.00 and went through introductions, then the whole process started at 1.00 with interviews. The interviews were very relaxed and conversational - nothing to worry about. When you weren't being interviewed, you had the option of going on a basic science tour, although mine was very quick. More presentations at 4.00 followed by a clinical tour and a student Q&A panel. Baylor sounds and looks like a great school - students are friendly, plenty of resources available, and an amazing tuition." -Posted 10/06/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2003

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