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  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Worcester
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why UMASS?" Report Response

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

"What did you learn from your research (and other activities)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are physicians obligated to give back to their community?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What about your parents' professions negatively affected your desire to enter those professions? (my dad is a professor and my mom directs a nursing home)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, re-read secondary and amcas applications, read school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was positively impressed by several things at the school. The facilities are pretty good, but more importantly the students (and everyone) were very happy and friendly. The education is top-quality. The school has a great community feel, and there is a lot of respect between students and faculty members." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Worcester wasn't that impressive, but I was prepared for that ahead of time. It didn't fall short of my already low expectations." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Everyone there is so nice! Current students wished me good luck in the halls, the administrators were very friendly and helpful... The main building is EXTREMELY confusing to navigate. I was late to both interviews, and I had to ask at least 5 people before one of them could find the room for me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were very laid-back and comfortable. One was with a faculty member of the grad school and one was with a second year student/adcom member." 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 is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

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?

09/27/2005

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?

4 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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