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  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Albuquerque
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"How would you change health care?" Report Response

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

"What are the most important attributes of a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could whisper in the Health Care God's ear, what would you tell him?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the most rewarding aspect of becoming a physican? There weren't that many difficult questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN stuff, talked with my parents." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My student interviewer was very enthusiastic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were horrendous. Very institutional looking. I didn't get a tour, my tour guide didn't show up. I never saw one other interviewee." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were relaxed and great, but the facilities and the accomodations were awful. I didn't get a tour, so my student interviewer went and showed me the cadaver lab but that was it. They seem to not have enough foundation in addition to problem based learning as students told me. They definitely don't sell the school through an interview day like the Texas schools do. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

ABQ

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/22/2005

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

3 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?

6 out of 10

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