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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"You played lacrosse in college?" Report Response

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

"What do you think your friends would say is your strongest characteristic?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you did not get into medical school this year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever encountered unprofessional behavior where you work?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What percentage of the GDP is spent on healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, re-read secondary application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The library, the facilities. Also, I think the renovation on the lecture halls is supposed to be completed by this fall. The Associate Dean of Admissions was friendly, and it was amusing to watch him quiz one of the interviewees about the history of his undergraduate institution during his talk to the group of interviewees." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Also, I get the impression that the surrounding neighborhoods are not very good, and could not get a consensus from the students I talked to about where would be a good place to live." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school's emphasis on professionalism is taken very seriously by the faculty/staff." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both of my interviews were in the morning, so I didn't get a chance to see a lecture. My first interviewer hadn't read my file before talking to me, and the second had. Both were very kind and the interviews seemed more like conversations." 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BWI

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Inner Harbor

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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