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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?

7 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 another location

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)?

"Interest in becoming a doctor." Report Response

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

"Specific questions about my AMCAS application." Report Response

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

"Creative ideas about fixing problems in health care. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you get children to wear helmets (I am interested in public health and community education as well as clinical medicine)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not just get an MPH?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"re-read my AMCAS and secondary applications, used SDN, looked up UNM rankings in fields I was interested in, read about UNM SOM programs I am interested in participating in" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Found out more about UNM, and that it is an even better match for me than I thought. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The student tour afterwards was just me and two very young first years. (I am a slightly older non-traditional applicant) Although they were nice, they weren't able to answer many of my questions because they had just started. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was going to be interviewed by a psychiatrist! For some reason this made me extremely nervous." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both of my interviewers were doctors who work in the UNM health system. The interviews were at their respective offices. Both were nice and conversational and asked interesting questions. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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

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

< $100

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

my house!

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/23/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

2 out of 10

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