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  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Galveston
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?

4 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 type of exposure to medicine have you had?" Report Response

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

"Have you had any leadership roles?" Report Response

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

"What type of specialty are you interested in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's the hardest thing you've ever had to do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UTMB website, SDN, read over applications, practice questions, social policy/ethics books" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was laid back; people were nice; half day of class with only one course at a time; USMLE pass rate is 99%" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was a weird solid in my apple juice; campus smelled like a zoo in some spots; lots of mosquitos" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"International medicine program is top notch" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first interview was very conversational. Our topics ranged from destination weddings in mexico, to rock climbing with priest/professors, to my experiences working with underserved groups. The second interviewer seemed annoyed because i was the "second of four of these today." She didn't have much of a personality, but I think it went ok." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

IAH

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Americas Best Value Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/04/2006

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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