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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 do you want to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What was your favorite course in college?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you envision yourself doing in the next 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A man has tried everything to raise enough money to buy a new, expensive drug that cure his possibly terminally ill wife but fails. He comes to you as a friend and tells you that he plans to outright steal the drug from the pharmacy. What do you tell him to do? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN Interview Feedback, SDN forums, UTH website, application, and personal essay." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Camaraderie of students and faculty. A lot of them went out of their way to help the applicants." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tours were somewhat lacking. Nothing went on inside Texas Heart Institute." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Most interviewers just want to know about you as a person and what motivates you to become a doctor. Intense preparation is not really necessary at all." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Just be yourself and everything will be fine. Most students had good interviews. I was asked the ethical question above probably because that interviewer was a Ph.D in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/18/2002

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