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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?

3 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?

Closed 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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Why Southwestern/TX?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What one thing in your life thus far has led you toward medicine and helped you to become who you are today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a controversial issue in medicine today that you are interested in. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, went over secondary, looked at the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Diverse patient population, good Children's Hospital, new student center, student's feel well-prepared for residency and don't seem to have any problems getting what they want; nice student housing apt. complex" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The new grading system for this year is based on a bell curve, and seems to make the students slightly more competitive within their class; the facilities looked older to me; traditional curriculum with little clinical exposure; very large class size (250s)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"out-of-state students can get in-state tuition" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed my visit to Southwestern- the students that I met were very warm and enthusiastic about the education they were receiving." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

DFW

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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