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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?

8 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 part of New Jersey are you from; where did you attend high school?" Report Response

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

"Tell me what led to your decision to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"What do you think of our current healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So you worked at a law firm, huh; describe how that was like..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I have a friend who is a second-year at UMaryland, so he gave me some important interview tips. The interview, as I was told prior, was low-stress, so all I did was collect my thoughts into a cohesive picture." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"State-of-the art facilities; Enthusiastic faculty/students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was told that I must purchase a non-Mac laptop from the school. I'm a big Mac fan, and with Windows running natively on Mac architecture, I don't really see the point." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I must purchase a non-Mac laptop... =/" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the interviews went pretty well. I was first interviewed by a doctor in Pathology. He and I had an interesting conversation about New Jersey, aircraft leasing, toll booths (linked w/ NJ), my law firm experiences, liver cancer, etc. My second interview was w/ a 2nd year student. He was very friendly and helpful and gave me some additional insights on medical school. He iterated several points on my application and asked me to ''explain this'', etc." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/03/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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