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  • St. Matthew's University School of Medicine (Grand Cayman, Caribbean)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Orlando
Individual Feedback 1 7 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 5
Negatively 1
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.14 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
6.86 7

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 2
15 minutes 2
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 2
30 minutes 1
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 1
At a regional location 1
At another location 2

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 7
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 3
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
1.14 7

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

"Give me a situation where a patients rights interferes with their well-being" More from this Member | Report Response

"What characteristic do you think is most overlooked in doctors? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why St. Matthew's?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Were do you picture working in a hospital , private office , etc..?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does success mean to me?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most influencal factor that made me decide that I wanted to become a doctor" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"what's the biggest healthcare problem in your home state" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why St. Matthew's?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is the worse and the best quality in American medicine ?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What specialization would i like to take if admitted?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What speciality I would like to go in" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"what made you want to become a doctor, and why is St Matthews the school for you" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why a doctor ? What did you learn from your undergraduate school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the major setback to Medicine and how would you change it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If there was one thing I could do to change the health care system out from the debt and trouble it is in what would I do" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the biggest health problem in New Jersey" More from this Member | Report Response

"Imagine yourself 15-20 years down the road. You're a succesful MD with three clinics in different locations. One clinic has to do with AIDS prevention, another with pediatric oncology and the third with Alzheimer's. A big company approaches you with a deal. You have to close down one of the companies in order to receive aid for a big research project in which you are very interested. Which of the three practices would you shut down? " More from this Member | Report Response

"I was given a case from a New Oreals disasater. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What does success mean to me?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most influencal factor that made me decide that I wanted to become a doctor" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing too tough" More from this Member | Report Response

"same as above" More from this Member | Report Response

"none , they all seemed pretty basic" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the major setback to medicine and what would you change in Medicine if you can?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a doctor's obligation to his patients and the community" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"valuemd.com st matthews website" More from this Member | Report Response

"School website, this forum, valuemd" More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't know I was going to be interviewed over the phone on a weekend. I wasn't prepared at all." More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn , school website " More from this Member | Report Response

"Read my personal statement, review this website, read the school website and prospectus" More from this Member | Report Response

"I browsed the school's website. Went over my application and personal statement and browsed this website." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"cost of living on Grand Cayman is high" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a phone interview, and really short" More from this Member | Report Response

"that they did a phone interview. I wasn't prepared to ask questions or answer their questions. He told me at the end of our 10 minute conversation that I was going to receive my acceptance letter in the mail and told me further details about how to get to St. Matthew's. It felt like it was too easy to get in which means they have low standards." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewer is a very laid back guy, which makes you feel totally relaxed and confident." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a really quick phone interview. Not too stressful and I got to get my questions answered" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a Saturday and this guy just calls me up out of the blue saying he's from the admissions place at St. Matthew's. He asked me a couple of questions and then he told me I was in. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I was a little " More from this Member | Report Response

"I tend to get nervous before exams or interview but the interviewer made me feel less nervous. I think i did good too." More from this Member | Report Response

"It wasn't that bad. He just asked me a couple of questions and that was it. It wasn't conversational." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No responses

How did the tourguide seem?

No responses

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 6

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 0
Out of state 6

What was your total time spent traveling?

No responses

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 0
Automobile 0
Train or subway 6
Other 0

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

No responses

What airport did you use?

No responses

Where did you stay?

No responses

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No responses

Would you recommend the hotel?

No responses

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
8.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.33 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 1

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 1

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 1

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No responses

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