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  • University of Texas Medical School-Houston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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)?

"Tell me about yourself. Talk about your most meaningful experiences and explaining why they meant so much to you. " Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be an MD and not a psychologist or a worker in another health care/service profession?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family. What do your parents do? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you want to subject yourself to becoming a doctor, considering the problems facing the field today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talk about a difficult experience, and don't say getting a C in Organic Chemistry. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my file and brushed up on federal and Texas health care issues. Also did some reading about bioethics. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are unbelievably friendly. They help each other and really are invested in creating a positive school community. They seemed to care about who would be joining them next year. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's a long day, begins at 7:45 and my last interview didn't finish until 4:45. Lots of faculty talks, which are interesting but can be long and disjointed. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To relax. Everyone at this school is very friendly. They are much more concerned about getting to know you as a person than they are finding out where you might be weak as a doctor (they make no attempts to expose you). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Fantastic. Loved meeting the students. One of the few schools that puts on a mixer with students the night before the interview. Students and admissions faculty go out of their way to make the interview day a good experience for all. " 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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