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  • University of Texas Medical School-Houston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 opportunities have you had that display leadership? Following up, what do you think is important in being a leader?" Report Response

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

"Working in the ER, what is the single most important thing you learned from the doctors?" Report Response

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

"After shadowing multiple doctors, what have they taught you about medicine that will make you a better physician? What characteristics in them do you want to exemplify in your own practice and will you be able to? (i.e. how?)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Interesting? I started talking with an interviewer about his research and he started asking me questions (testing me I suppose) about how I would go about solving a certain problem. Good thing I remembered some cell bio." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at the school's website, rehearsed interview questions and read over application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were state of the art and the medical center is the largest in the world. The people there are extremely passionate about their work and your success. (Both students and faculty)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The heat. Seriously, it's hot there." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The community that UT Houston has is amazing. They were very supportive. Even current students came up to me on the tour to ask how I was doing and would almost force me to ask questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both were in offices. One a researcher, the other the former Dean of Admissions. Both were laid back but they jumped right into the hard questions, making sure you knew yourself and able to display that you are balanced." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/01/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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