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  • University of Texas Medical School-Houston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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 not just MD or PhD (instead of MD/PhD)?" Report Response

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

"What were your reasons for applying to UT-Houston (I mentioned the awesome location.)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why not business school? Why not become a salesman? (He later compared both back to being a researcher and a physician, respectively.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, AMCAS, asked student host questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How BIG the Texas Medical Center really is." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Although most faculty members tried to sell their school, some mentioned that UT-H can't compare to schools like Baylor or Duke (my home institution). "I'm sure you will get many choices, so perhaps you should consider the name and reputation of each school before you decide on one to attend." It just made them seem less confident in their own school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That UT-H, Baylor, and MD Anderson are actually all apart of this one HUGE block of medical centers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laid back. It seemed like the intervieweres were trying harder to recruit rather than be impressed by the interviewees." 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

IAH

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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