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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 kinds of problems in healthcare do you think you'll face and what are some possible solutions?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10-15 years? (She asked this with a chuckle)" Report Response

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

"Describe some experiences where you have shown teamwork." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a healthcare problem in psychiatry and give a possible solution. (It seemed like he wanted to talk about the over-diagnosis of ADD.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They were all basic interview type questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UTMB website, reviewed application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were all very open, the gross anatomy lab is nice, and the aerospace program seemed interesting. The second interviewer was friendly and laid-back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour wasn't that great. We only went to the anatomy lab, the student lounge, and day surgery to see the " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Come with a lot of questions...the tour guide, medical students, interviewers, and the faculty members that ate lunch with us all wanted questions. I had to re-use the same questions by the end of the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was impressed by the information session in the morning; I had no idea the school was an authority in infectious diseases. The tour was mediocre, but they faculty and medical students were all very friendly. My first interviewer seemed to be negative from the start and the second interviewer assured me that I would have no problem getting accepted...I felt like they were using the " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2006

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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