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  • Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bayamón
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why do you want to study medicine here? and why Puerto Rico?" Report Response

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

"What do you foresee being the long-term effects of immigration on healthcare in the United States?" Report Response

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

"What are the most important attributes for a physician to possess? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How can the Reforma be improved?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How can the Reforma be improved?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Forums, reading PR newspapers (www.endi.com), reviewed my application. Read up on La Reforma de la Salud (PR Health Reform)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness. Everyone was so helpful and it is a very warm, close-knit community. It seemed like the professors were genuinely concerned for the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bayamon is somewhat difficult to navigate. Avoid this problem by taking a cab." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Much less pressure on the Spanish than I originally thought. My Spanish isn't that great, but that was OK. They will help you become bilingual during the course of your studies." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, a very low-stress interview. Everyone was friendly and helpful and encouraging. Last year's class did really well in the Match and the school was very proud of that. I felt as though if I came here without being completely fluent in Spanish, that would not be an obstacle as exams and lecture notes are in English. Students here seemed very happy with the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

SJU

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hotel Milano

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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