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  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • El Paso
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"If you were in charge of fixing the health care system, what specifically would you do? Both interviewers were looking for specifics" Report Response

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

"As a physician, there will be some situations where no matter what you do, your patient will end up dying. How will you deal with that?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a situation where you were in way over your head." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who has influenced you from a medical standpoint?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Read any books lately? I hadn't Asked me to explain my 8 on VR since I was a native English speaker " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked on the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"new facilities, students seemed enthusiastic" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"very new school, one interviewer admitted they were still having problems getting everything sorted out" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really impressed by the school overall. Both interviewers had read through my app but didn't ask me any questions relevant to it besides a question about my MCAT. Didn't feel like I rocked my interviews but still got a pre match offer a few days later. My best advice for the interviews would be to answer the questions directly and have an opinion, don't try and dance around." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

El Paso/Hobby

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Airport

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/03/2009

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?

5 out of 10

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

9 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

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