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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"I guess the standard "So why an MD and a PhD?" question. Nothing else that was crazy though." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""If you had to choose between an MD and a PhD, which one would you choose?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Slept, woke up early, ran" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dallas is not the backwater Texan city I thought it to be. However, it is STILL Texas (I'm an uber liberal West-Coaster). The MSTP at UTSW is one of the BEST organized in the nation. Everyone there is nice and the research facilities are amazing. Your colleagues will be so nice to you and your stipend goes far in Dallas. The MSTP is headed by a nobel prize winner...THIS IS HUGE." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bad drivers. Texas drivers are idiots. Lack of city transportation. No ecological consciousness. No winter :(" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I discovered that Dallas is a mix between Los Angeles and New York City...taking more of the bad than the good. If I had known this, I would have not applied. HOWEVER the education and research opportunities are sooooo amazing that it would have been a DAMN shame had i not applied." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really cool. My host was awesome. My interviewers let me speak my mind. Very low key. Good experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

DFW

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2005

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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