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  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Dallas
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What do you want out of a medical school? " Report Response

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

"Do you think after volunteering in primary care that would be something you would want to do, such as having a patient doctor relationship?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever done any research or bench lab work. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really just more of a converstaion , with questions about my personal statement and where i was applying to. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you want out of a medical school? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re read my application and the secondary for UTSW and practiced answering interview questions. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Parkland is a very big county hospital and the students said they got to see alot of stuff because of it. They have group study areas or lockers called carrols and you get to know your locker mates well. The campus seems nice and big. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area around the hospital is somewhat rundown and a little dangerous. They don't video tape lectures or offer a scribe service the first year. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"One interviewer would have my complete file and know all my information, while the other would only have my personal statement. That they would give us barbeque sandwhiches would were hard to eat in a suit. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I showed up and you have a presentation in the morning and then you interview or take a tour. the student who led us on our interview was really helpful and showed us parkland the library and the carrols. Then we interviewed with two people, i had MD's and one had an open file of me and the other had only my personal statement. We ended with a few more lectures and presentations on financial aide and curriculum and then we watched the student videos and toured the new student center. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hawthorne Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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