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  • Texas A & M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bryan
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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)?

"How did you do so well on the Bio section of the MCAT without taking the second half of OChem?" Report Response

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

"What does it mean for a physician to have altruism?" Report Response

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

"How will you deal with the non-compliant? (those who don't follow doctor's instructions)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Does this country have a problem with the socialization of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name the 3 biggest problems in this country." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, Personal statment, practiced interviewing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty was very genuine. They want to produce caring doctors." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The split campus is a terrible idea. It's an hour and half out to Temple, which is out in the middle of nowhere. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This was my first interview. All of them mostly followed suit with this one- no really probing questions. I could have been a lot more relaxed beforehand. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had an interview with what seemed like one of the deans in College Station, and then an interview with Filo (great guy). Both were great. They were both very impressed with me. I didn't think my application was that impressive. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Motel 8

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2005

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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