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  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Dallas
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Discuss a current medical issue facing America today. " Report Response

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

"What two individuals would you invite to dinner? " Report Response

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

"What do you like to do in your free time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me how to maintain a 4.0" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me exactly what you would do if you were to make an error in surgery that harmed the patient." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my app., remembered what I did/said at all the other interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are impressive. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"All of the students I spoke to seemed to have a very negative impression of their experience. They were impressed with the reputation and the opportunities made available to them but the stresses of the highly competitive environment seemed to be getting to them." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You could only get one sandwich for lunch. If you grab a second they will be on you so fast." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The first interview with the doctor with the open-file went great. It was very conversational. The second interviewer, who only had my personal statement, asked the typical boring questions that every applicant has the same answer for. The day went pretty smoothly and the senior videos were entertaining." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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