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  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Albuquerque
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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 are some of the best advancements/discoveries in medicine in the last 100 years?" Report Response

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

"What are your strong and weak points?" Report Response

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

"What's the most difficult situation/hardest decision you've had in your life" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the most important thing you have learned in life so far?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Has there been a problem in your life to which you couldn't find a solution? (my life has been pretty easy, so I was unsure if I could just say no...)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over SDN, talked with my parents, talked to my friend who is a current nurse in New Mexico " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They heavily recruited me during my interview, and discussed how the school caters to a lot of my interests. ALL new buildings (sub, anatomy lab, lecture hall) will be finished in the spring, just in time for next year!!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Didn't really negatively impress me, but after being 15 minutes late, my student interviewer cancelled, and so I was interviwed by the associate dean instead (guess it worked in my favor...)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"oh my god!! dress shoes kill to walk around in, bring comfortable shoes to change into!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They seemed to know my application pretty well. They also acknowledged their weak points, and addressed them up front, which I thought was a good move. If you know what the medical school stands for, then you know to research New Mexico healthcare issues beforehand. I guarantee they will ask you about it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2006

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

7 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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