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  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

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)?

"Tell me about your last 4 years" Report Response

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

"You've obviously confronted the negative aspects of healthcare at your job; how do you plan on dealing with them as a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why are you interested in medicine/personal flaw/personal strength..the gamut. Interviewers are very personable--honestly seemed concerned with putting me at ease." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your school doing currently about the Hurrican Katrina situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above, and specifics about my research." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, amcas, secondary, and school web-site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location was far better than I could have imagined. The facilities are fantastic. PLUS we got to see Shock/Trauma on the tour!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. The school's great, and the dean of admissions is extremely personable and funny!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How nice this section of Baltimore is. Also that you have to navigate the campus on your own a bit..they give you individualized directions to your interviews, but it's a good idea to print-out a map of this section of the city." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Extremely positive. One of my top choices, even as an out-of-stater. This school has many great aspects, and the students were great. I even sat in on two classes which helped me to appreciate the school's emphasis on using computers in the classroom/lab. " 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?

Out of 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?

$101-$200

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?

Peabody Court

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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