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  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

30 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)?

"Name some good qualities and one quality you'd like to work on/change (about yourself)" Report Response

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

"Why Baylor?" Report Response

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

"Say why you want to be a doctor in one to two words" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's the most significant volunteer experience not related to medicine you had in college?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Say why you want to be a doctor in one to two words (basically i said a word, then spent 2 mins explaining what i meant by that..)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read my AMCAS app., talked to students at or who went to Baylor" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewers, both were great. The students seemed happy and enthusiastic. Food was awesome and abundant. TMC is really impressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students seemed a little selfish, ie focused on their careers more than patients. All I met were ivy league-ish (just homogenous that way)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You can do more than one track (like, international health and medical ethics); Baylor will find a way to let you pursue anything you wan; that it would be 85 degrees on Nov. 17" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Lunch (mmm was good) at noon, introductions/icebreaker and short intro speech, interviews and basic science tours, more presentations, tours of the hospitals, dinner and more presentations" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

HOU

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?

Residence Inn/Reliant Park

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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