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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?

1 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)?

"Are you really interested in that specialty???" Report Response

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

"What has impressed you most about the school today? I actually answered that the friendly students, faculty, staff were impressive. I wouldn't suggest using this answer - true as it was, I don't think it was what the interviewer wanted to hear. " Report Response

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

"What did you do in college other than work? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I somehow ended up with 2 very laid-back interviewers. They didn't really ask many questions - we just talked. I also got the quesiton "Do you know what your getting in to?" This was my first interview and it couldn't have a better introduction. Everyone was so very nice. Very minimal stress." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were no difficult quesitons. The interviewers were just interested in my background. Very basic stuff... what field peeks my interest etc. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I went to Houston a day or 2 in advance to make sure I could find the building/parking garage. Looked on their website for info about subjects that are of interest to me to help develop some questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Huge facility, huge city, nice people, super students, great atmosphere. The dean gave a nice talk about keeping your ego in check and such." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We didn't get a chance to see the anatomy lab. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they are honestly very casual and there is no need to stress. I spent a lot of time thinking up answers to hypothetical questions... it was a complete waste of time. Best advice I can think of is to relax and not worry about the interview at UT Houston" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good overall. Just a note... I don't think the interviewers have the full file. I believe they just have GPA, MCAT and a couple of lines from essay. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/26/2003

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