Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

6

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)?

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"What kind of research would you like to do? (and other questions related to describing my research)" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Your grades for X semester aren't very impressive -- could you explain them?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I don't think your admissions essay tells me anything about what kind of person you are. So, tell me about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read interview feedback, went over applications, looked at school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How helpful and friendly the interviewers were. The day was very organized, every minute was accounted for (so much so that I had to hussle just to get a bathroom break!)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The day was really rushed because each interview was only about 30 minutes and I had to book it from building to building. Fortunately, secretaries showed me where to go, but others weren't as lucky and got lost and were late to interviews/meetings." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"bring floss! (after lunch you still have interviews)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a really good day -- met with a lot of faculty and most of them were real friendly and just wanted to answer questions. The only really tough interview was with the director of the MD/PhD program who went through my application with a fine-tooth comb: asked questions about every little thing in my application and things I said. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2004

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //