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  • San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Caguas
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What do you think about team work" Report Response

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

"What awards did you receive" Report Response

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

"What is the leading cause of death in America?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the major reason behind obesity, chronic diseases? I forgot how the question was framed but I said socioeconomic factors." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"For me, was trying to convince them that my Spanish is not that bad and will be improved!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview Feedback and School Specific Discussions. Also Rosetta Stone to try and improve my Spanish." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions and Students and faculty are really nice. School is connected right next the hospital. Class size is small, 60 students per class. med students said they really feel like a family." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"School facilities are basically ancient compared to other schools. And it is just a med school, meaning it's not attached to a big university. But that could also be a positive thing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That google maps and my iphone would fail me in getting around the island. Get a GPS if you can afford it, otherwise have phone #s on hand and be prepared to call people when you are lost. On the plus side, I saw parts of the island I wasn't planning on seeing lol" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

San Juan

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Four Points Sheraton in Caguas

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/25/2010

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Be more responsive through email. Never ever got a response back when I emailed." Report Response

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