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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?

50 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 are you doing now (research? volunteering)? Do you like to read, and if so what to you read?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? And how do you see managed care affecting your practice of medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you like to read, and if so, what do you read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you think managed care will affect the way you practice medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, read sample questions on this website and other books, researched managed care, brushed up on health care issues addressed by 2004 presidential candidates, attended the night before event to ask questions from the med students that were there, and reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Texas Medical Center is AMAZING! I don't think anyone will get a better training anywhere else! The new anatomy lab and Learning Resource Center are great new facilities. I toured M.D. Anderson and was very impressed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Superficial stuff, like the amount of construction going on, but that just means that they are concerned with progress!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Ladies, bring comfortable shoes for tours, even if they look funny with your interview attire! Besides, no one on the tour is going to influence whether you get in or not. Also, be aware that you might have to go to various buildings around the medical center to meet your interviewer. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very low stress level! As everyone else is saying, it was conversational and less of an interrogation, although some of my fellow interviewees had different experiences..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2004

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