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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?

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 be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell about your background-- growing up, school, family professions." Report Response

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

"What are your specific interests in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your interests other than medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The questions were all pretty straight forward. None were all that difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over the website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new Heart Institute, the new look Hermann hospital got, and that the faculty there were very friendly, and the students were quite laid back. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really... lots of people were complaining about parking. I didn't get to experience that though, since I got a ride to the medical center." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing that I can think of..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was nice. I was not put on the spot by the itnerviewers, and rather it felt more like a friendly chat than an inquisition I was expecting. When I expressed interested in clinical research, both of my interviewers discussed the opportunities for that and encouranged me, rather than ask me why I didn't just get a PhD then." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/27/2002

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