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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?

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?

Open file

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

"Describe your X research project to me in lay-men's terms?" -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

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

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

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

"(The student interviewer kept asking me to ask him questions, when he was done. I kind of ran out of questions at the end.)" -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(several interesting questions that particularily related to my application)" -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how would your friends describe you?" -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over AMCAS, read SDN and a good night's sleep" -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how extremely friendly the students, faculty and the admissions staff were. the students were bright yet extremely laid back. amazing financial aid packages. TMC is simply huge yet gorgeous. Definitely one of the best medical centers to obtain medical training." -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the students, and staff, over-emphasized on the amount of free time that they have: instruction from 8-12 daily and 9 months off (for vacationing or whatever). But the still do amazinginly in their boards and matchings. About 90% of the interviewess (of whom there were 55) either went to school in, or are living in, Texas." -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they truly over-feed you. That 50-60 other people are to be interviewed on the same day, and that 90% of them are either Texan or go to school there." -Posted 02/04/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school. Lovely atmosphere that nurtures medical knowledge and training. The students are very HAPPY to be there. A highly-ranked school in a great city, at a cheap price, and within the largest medical center in the world. Baylor just jumped up my rankings." -Posted 02/04/2005 | 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 was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

IAH

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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