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  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Galveston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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)?

"why medicine? Is there one particular event that made up your mind? Do you know anyone in medicine or medical school that you talk to about the career choice?" Report Response

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

"Can I reiterate the Cost question?!" Report Response

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

"how do you think you will manage medical school with a family? How does your husband feel about your career choice?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you realize that medical school is expensive? *later* How do you plan to pay for medical school? *again* Have you you considered the cost of medical school? (I guess medical school is expensive?!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none, just conversational" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed my application and checked out the feed back on this site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the curriculm! most people were complaining about the self directed learning but i find that i learn better that way. Who really wants to spend all day in class anyway? I prefer having half of the day to study on my own since I am notorious about skipping lectures to begin with." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Galveston is pretty dirty and there isnt anything there except a walmart (and traget is coming)!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Bring extra shoes for the tour. I did for al of my other interviews and assumed that this one would be less walking. i dont know why I thought that, so I didnt take then with me to this one, MISTAKE!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked this school and it is now number 2 on my list mostly because of the curriculm and the history behind it. My interviewers were great too and gave me alot of useful info about living there. Some of the students didnt seem to be happy there though but they seemed to be the type that would complain about anywhere there were." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/27/2002

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