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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What are your strengths/weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"How do you see yourself in medicine?" Report Response

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

"lots of individualized questions like: what is Cairo's society like? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the highlights of your university career?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think [my chronic illness] will hinder your career as a doctor? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read studentdoctor.net and SW student manual; talked some to other students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Only negative point students thought was that the class size was too big (235). And that about 50% were married. So overall, all students I talked to were fully satisfied with their basic and clinical education." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I don't like Dallas." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Texas interviews are much more lax. Make sure you take yourself seriously, though, just in case the easy-going nature coaxes you into letting down your professionalism. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One was conversational, the other a blank wall to which I talked and talked." 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?

4-6 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?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2005

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

8 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?

7 out of 10

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