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  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Baltimore
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?

50 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)?

"The basics - why UMD, why medicine, tell me about your extracurricular activities and research, etc." Report Response

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

"What kind of medicine do you think you want to specialize in?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to take a year off?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you couldn't be a doctor, what would you be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where else are you interviewing? (not difficult, but awkward)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Lots of mock interviews, read over UMD website and my secondary, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are amazing - there is a new library, new addition to the VA hospital, etc. The students and admissions staff were warm and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school is located a few blocks away from the ghetto." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great experience. My 2 interviews lasted an hour each, and both interviewers were extremely nice. The first interviewer spent 1/2 the time basically selling the school to me, and my second interviewer seemed like he genuinely wanted to get to know me. He also had my application practically memorized before I came in, which was impressive. They each walked me to my next destination, which again was extremely nice." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/06/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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