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  • Texas A & M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bryan
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

No Response

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Tell me about the B you got in x class... okay." Report Response

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

"Why Texas A&M" Report Response

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

"Ethical question regarding encountering racism" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your experiences as an athlete and what you learned" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Other interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I had one student interviewer that was awesome, she made up for the rest of the day, was very engaged and happy to have a meaningful conversation with me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students were disinterested, students didn't seem to show initiative in their education, was told by one student "I hope you get into the other schools you're interviewing at and can go there", did not like the idea of split campuses as it seems consistency in training may vary, anatomy lab groups are very large and you are only doing 1/3 dissections yourself, step performance was below national average, limited research emphasis." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I should have requested to interview at the Bryan campus." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think having two different interview locations with two vastly different impressions of the school will lead to half of the students ranking this school considerably lower than they would have at the Bryan campus." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

August 13th 2015

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

No Response

What is your ranking of this school's location?

No Response

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

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Do not split campuses for interviews, especially when most people will never be at the Temple campus" Report Response

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