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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"How do you feel your major sets you apart from your fellow applicants?" Report Response

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

"Why Maryland?" Report Response

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

"Have you considered a dual degree program?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing really--the interviews were very conversational" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Maryland? (the only direct question I was asked)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read interview feedback, reread AMCAS and secondary essays, talked to medical students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The financial aid presentation was about 10 minutes long. Glorious. Plus the library is beautiful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was an exam so we couldn't see the anatomy lab or the lecture hall." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There isn't enough room in the admissions building to hold interviews, so they send you off with a map to find your interviewers!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Luckily, I had interviews at 9 and 10 AM, which meant I was done after the tour (by 2 PM). Once I found them, the interviews went quickly--plus my first interviewer walked me to my second. Back at the admissions office, we had a financial aid mini-presentation, followed by a talk by Dr. Foxwell--incredibly chill and funny! Lunch with students and a tour to finish up the day. All in all, pretty painless." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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