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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?

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?

45 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)?

"Why University of Maryland?" Report Response

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

"What is your opinion on health care reform?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I know its early but have you given any thought to what kind of medicine you might want to go into?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was really too difficult but I suppose....Say there were five people who you had the choice of picking as your physician, what is the one trait that you would be looking for out of these five people?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to friends of mine at University of Maryland and asked what kinds of questions they had at their interviews. Read SDN forums and internet feedback. I practiced a few questions and had a few friends question me but I really didn't want to spend too much time rehearsing. I felt my answers would be more genuine and authentic if I did not rehears them beforehand. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pretty much everything, everyone was so nice and genuine, I didnt feel like they were trying to sell the school to me because they didnt have to. Everything was just so great. The hospital was state of the art, the students were awesome Dr. Foxwell seems like an awesome guy. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I just wish I knew before 8:40 if my first interview was at 9 am or 2 pm...(it was at 9 btw)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school. If you are stressed about this interview don't be. It was very conversational and both of my interviewers were super nice. I never felt like they were trying to grill me, they were pretty much just trying to get to know me as a person." 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?

Friends or family

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?

10/21/2009

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?

8 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?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I wish that I had known if I had a morning or afternoon interview prior to arriving at the admission" Report Response

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