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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?

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?

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)?

"Standard tell me about yourself/family/how you got here questions." Report Response

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

"Why medicine, why Maryland?" Report Response

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

"Most difficult decision I have had to make?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you change about your college?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe what it means to you to live with a set of values (followed by some detailed questions about Shivo.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school's website, re-read AMCAS and secondary answers" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were great and all the students seemed happy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My second interviewer mentioned having been mugged during his first year... fairly close to campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole day was really laid back, I had afternoon interviews so I showed up around 10:30. The admissions people are really friendly and the presentations were grouped together in the same room as the lunch with med students so it went pretty smoothly. The tour was cool and we got to go inside the famous shock/trauma unit. My first interview was with a doctor in his office and the second was with a second year student." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/30/2006

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

9 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?

7 out of 10

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