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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"How do you feel your volunteer experience has helped you gain insight into becoming a physician?" Report Response

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

"Briefly elaborate on why you feel your extracurricular activities exemplify the mission statement at Southwestern." Report Response

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

"How did you choose your undergraduate school and major?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Pretty standard questions...nothing too unique or interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think will be the most challenging thing for you once you enter medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website; margarita the night before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are amazing! I am very interested in emergency medicine, and I was very impressed with Parkland's adult ER. The student center is amazing, and the carrell system is pretty spiffy! Ran into a student on the way to my interview...he wished me the best of luck, and I wished him the same with his cardiology exam. Very friendly students!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking was difficult to find, although that might just be because I am unfamiliar with the layout of the campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The location is a little tricky, especially if you aren't familiar with the area. There are no real signs to indicate where the school is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a really great time...definitely the best interview (out of 6) that I have had thus far." 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 was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2004

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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