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  • University of Texas Medical School-Houston
  • 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?

10 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)?

"Tell me about your family" Report Response

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

"What was your fav class in college (science or non-science)" Report Response

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

"Do you see yourself going back to the valley to practice medicine? Why? ps-you should answer stay in texas cuz they want to make tx doctors" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you think you scored lower on the verbal part of your mcat? Are you a slow reader?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you think you scored lower on the verbal part of your mcat? Are youa slow reader?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, looked up and practiced sample questions, re-read my application especially my personal statement, updated myself with insurance policies...way too over prepared!!!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Laid back attitude, no cut throat attitude, everyone had a smile, interviews were laid back and very conversational" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour was long and it was a big group in the afternoon...it was hard to hear the tour guide, found myself just gong through the motions to finish the day...cuz my interviews were in the morning" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"don't place the parking or validation ticket next to a cell phone because the magnetic strip will get jacked up and it won't work at the end of the day when you are in a rush to get out of houston...you will have to call an attendent and they take about 10 minutes to get to you...." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Positive overall, no hard questions, just conversational. If you have research experience review beforehand, and don't come up with excuses about the negative aspects of your app...just be able to explain them" 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2006

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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