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  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Worcester
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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)?

"What have you been doing since you graduated?" Report Response

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

"What support structure do you have which will help you through medical school here?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever thought of an MPH?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are so interested in social justice, why medicine and not law?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you go to school and find that your classmates are not interested in the social issues you are, what will you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the website (which isn't that useful), reread my secondary and essay" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The cost. It is great to graduate and have little debt and being able to have it forgiven if you practice in an underserved area in Mass." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"White, very white. Not much diversity at all. Western Mass is not as urban as Boston, the logistics of the interviews were not that well organized" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking is $4" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a relaxed conversational experience. One of my interviewers actually had to send me away because he had a meeting to go to, but they grabbed someone else and it was fine. My second interviewer was great, she had really read my file and had interesting thoughtful questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2003

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