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  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Dallas
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Talk to me more about your research (they were VERY interested in my research, I have been working full time in a stem cell lab for the past two years)" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Do you see yourself staying in Texas? (I am originally form the north)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think are some of the difficulties associated with using iPS cells?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If Obama called you and asked for three representatives to serve on a stem cell council, who would you suggest?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Attending other interviews, and using interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything - the school, the facilities (and they are building two new hospitals), the students and faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Housing options aren't as good as I would like, but doable. It also depends on what you are looking for." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Great interview day and great school. They really go out of their way to "sell you the school" which I really appreciate. You also have the opportunity to do rounds (I did not do this), have an extra information session the day before, and the actual interview day. The students made themselves very available to answer questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Garden

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2013

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Everything went great - I really liked the multiple opportunities given for learning more about the school and interacting with students." Report Response

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