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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 made you decide to do medicine instead of pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"You said family was relaly important to you. How do you think you'll be able to balance family life and your career as a physician?" Report Response

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

"Tell me what your thoughts on professionalism." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think your brother would change his mind from doing pharmacy to wanting to become a doctor like you did?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you ever encountered any ethical-type problems in your lifetime, and if so, how did you deal with them?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"re-read my primary and secondary apps, looked at the school site, this site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the whole atmosphere at UMD was great. all the faculty members, students, and doctors were incredibly friendly and helpful. the hospital, especially the new weinberg center in AMAZING! the library is also really nice, as is the shock trauma center." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really; just make sure you call in advance about what time your interviews are scheduled at, otherwise you might be sitting at the admissions office doing nothing if your interviews are in the afternoon and you show up at 8. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i was way too nervous about an interview that was so laid back. like everyone said, it was more like they were trying to recruit you than anything else." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall it was a great experience. friendly people, incredible facilities, good food (i got a whole sandwich, not a half), and really informational. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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