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  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Explain low grades. " Report Response

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

"Asked about medical specialty in which I had indicated interest in my application." Report Response

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

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

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest weakness." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my application and UMD website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Block schedule is great -- you never have to focus on studying for multiple exams at once. Students conveyed the impression that you can have a life outside of school. Gross anatomy is done after the first block. School helps to set up research opportunities during summer after first year. Newly renovated hopsital. Fairly unstructured 4th year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Student interviewer did not let me complete my answers. (He seemed determined to get through his list of questions in the allotted time.) Letter-grading system. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"A grat school -- I had no idea how impressed I would be by the students, curriculum, and hospital!. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Showed up at admissions office and found out interview schedule. Attended part of a 1st year class while waiting for interview time. First interview (with faculty member). Attended financial aid presentation and Dean Foxwell's presentation. Lunch. Tour by students (well-done and only 4 interviewees per tour group). Second interview (with student). " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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