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  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Galveston
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"You have a diverse background- why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why should I recommend you over other applicants?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How will you balance being a physician and having a family?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest weakness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my application a couple of times, read SDN, kinda wrote down basic traits I would like them to know about me, and kinda a list of my favorite books and movies. and rested " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I liked the location- small town near a big city by the beach (for me that's the best of all worlds), I liked the schedule and curriculum and the USMLE scores, the students seem laid back and happy" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There is still some uncertainty about certain aspects of the future but mostly it seemed like most of that won't affect med students directly" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It rained on our day and some people had to walk through the rain to get to their interview on time Oh and if you have to drive thru Houston... be prepared for some soul crushing traffic" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I LOVED this school and really hope that they give me an offer!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western on the seawall

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/28/2009

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?

8 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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