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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Why UT Houston?" Report Response

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

"What is something that you've done, academically or extracurricularly, that you've felt proud of and received recognition for. " Report Response

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

"My 2nd interviewer didn't ask me a single question... as I walked in, I started small chit chat, and from there our conversation flew naturally from topics of both our choosing, with skillfully placed segways." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe the first time you did something independently, and how this affected you." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you apply to UT Dallas (South Western)... [I couldn't say because I didn't have a chance without research, for fear of making both myself and UT Houston appearing 'lesser']" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor, TALKED WITH A 2ND YEAR UT HOUSTON MED STUDENT (I cannot stress how helpful this was in fine tuning my questions)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. Seriously. This tour was VERY well put together. The 2nd year I was talking to told me about the recent change in admissions criteria" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing except humidity... but it's HOUSTON, so that's understandable. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"UT Houston really really really wants to attract med school students. They are SO nice. The atmosphere is GREAT, and the admissions dean is SO affectionate." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UT Houston, even as my prior top pick, impressed me so much I feel like not interviewing elsewhere (but still will). The admissions people were frank in their aspirations toward each candidate." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

IAH

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2007

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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