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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?

60+ 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)?

"What qualities of your family physician do you see in yourself and do you think these are inherent or learned?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your extracurricular activities, work experience, volunteer experience and leadership positions." Report Response

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

"Do you break out in hives when you get nervous? (:-)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So you have an interest in medicine. Why do you want to be a physician rather than a nurse, PT, etc.?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So you have an interest in medicine. Why do you want to be a physician rather than a nurse, PT, etc.?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read studentdoctor.net, read an interview book from Kaplan, brushed up on my application and personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the family-like atmosphere between the students and the faculty" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the Houston area" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the area of town where my hotel was (which turned out to be smack in the middle of downtown Houston, not very nice)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a wonderful first interview experience. It has given me confidence to go into my next interview, so that I don't break out in hives again! (Yes, it happened and my interviewer commented on it.) Just to clarify, only one of my interviews was over an hour, the other was 35 minutes." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/08/2003

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