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  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Dallas
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?

25 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)?

"Why Southwestern?" Report Response

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

"What area of medicine are you interested in? Why?" Report Response

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

"Do you speak Spanish?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"An ethical question about whether I would give a cancer patient marijuana as an anti-emetic if he/she requested it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you plan to use your position as a physician to ensure children in underserved areas receive adequate healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Checked out the school's website, this site, and read over my personal statement." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The FACILITIES were great; the two hospitals affiliated with the school; the carrels; friendliness of students; the new rec center" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Since the interview was on a Saturday, the school was kind of deserted. The interviews were a little short and felt kind of rushed. I was also disappointed in the lack of clinical experience for the first 2 years." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How stress-free the day was going to be" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a wonderful day at Southwestern. The welcome and financial aid/student life presentations answered almost all of my questions, and the interviews were very comfortable and laid-back. They were both more like conversations rather than question-and-answer sessions. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/23/2002

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