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  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No Response

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What changes do you anticipate will occur in medicine in the future?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with a situation in which you feel you may be compromising your moral beliefs?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about abortion; follow-up: how do you feel about contraceptives? (It is a controversial topic but led to some good discussion)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If your friends could tell us one criticism of you, what would it be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed the websites for the school and hospital, and reviewed my primary and secondary applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions office called me the day before I had the interview to inform me that my interviews in the afternoon. It meant that I did not have to travel unnecessarily early that morning." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My second interview was with a faculty member who was a researcher that was not involved in the medical training process at all. He spent ten minutes asking about my undergraduate university: how many students attend it, how many pre-meds, etc. I did not know how many students attend my school, and it did not feel like he was evaluating me for medical school admission." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to depend on the faculty interviewer to answer my questions about the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were not as difficult as I had anticipated, and the staff and med students were very friendly. Just really look over your applications carefully, because this school definitely asks questions based on your apps." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

January 2013

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I would suggest they be more careful in selecting interviewers." Report Response

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