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  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Albuquerque
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)?

"What are some of your strengths and weaknesses? " Report Response

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

"What are the biggest healthcare issues in New Mexico?" Report Response

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

"Describe a situation where you had to deal with a difficult person and how you handled it. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are some of the healthcare issues in New Mexico, and if you were in a position of power, what would you do about them?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe something you regret doing. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I talked to a UNM student, used SDN, read the UNM website, and reviewed my applications. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are really nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers had access to my AMCAS and my secondary application, but they didn't know my grades or MCAT score. The interviews were both about an hour long, but the stress level was very low; it was very laid back. I was asked about my connections to New Mexico, state healthcare issues, and how I became interested in medicine. I was also asked to mentions my strengths and weaknesses and other character questions along those lines. " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

ABQ

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/07/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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