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  • University of Texas Medical School-Houston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

40 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)?

"First question out of the gate: Do you think death panels are real? Followed by 'How do you feel about our current situation in medicine?' ect ect. **They told us we wouldn't be asked about health care reform and I was so have a neutral opinion ready just in case.** " Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If your 98yr old great grandmother had a abdominal aneurysm would you support surgical intervention? then when I said no and stated why was asked, how do you think she would feel? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"n/a" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"The book: The Medical School Interview, SDN, looking over essays, mock interview ect. Note: one interview was open file, one closed. It was obvious that the open file interviewer just skimmed the information." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Amazing facilities, supportive environment, ability to individualize medical education, medical students down to earth and kind, school does incredible things to ensure the success of students, university housing is cheap, nice and safe. Work hard play hard attitude. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"humidity. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"In MHMP building the different sets elevators go up to different sets of floors. Don't just hop into an elevator if you are running late. by the way, we finished the tour of the school with 5 min to get to interview and hit bathroom. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I stayed with a student, she was wonderful! Awesome school... very, very impressive. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/21/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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