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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?

45 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 did you go to a special Honors Engineering Medical Program in Chicago? " Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your major and how will that help you as a physician?" Report Response

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

"What can UT-Houston bring that others can not?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was given a series of ethical questions. The one I received is a common one but one that I feel was very interesting. John has a terminally ill wife. There is a new type of private drug out in the market. However, this drug is very expenisive. John is not wealthy and therefore can not afford to pay for the medication. He tries to collect money, attain loans, talk to the company, basically everything in his power to do this legally. He comes to you to discuss a plan to steal the drug. What do you tell him?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Most of the questions were very basic and conversational. However, one interviewer asked my stance on the current HMO structures and on the Clinton Plan. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read all the feedbacks on this website, searched the web for questions and answers, read about UT - Houston, reviewed my application, outlined what i wanted to say about some basic questions, watched smallville to relax =)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How everyone was so laid back. The interviews are very conversational. The students are extremely friendly and social. The overall atmosphere created a casual, fun tone." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The reconstruction. It was flooded last year, so now they have to rebuild the first floor. Compared to Baylor, it is not asthetically pleasing to look at." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Its connections with various medical hospitals and its ongoing research projects at MD Anderson. I wish I could have explored this opportunity earlier" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed my interview experience. I could not wish for a better first interview. Keep your confidence level high and be affable during the entire process. UT Houston has many more postives than I previously thought. Its non-competitive atmosphere makes this school attractive" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/09/2002

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