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  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Worcester
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Why medicine, specifically for you?" Report Response

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

"Describe how much culture exposure you have." 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?

"The lack of questions (see below)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My first interviewer didn't ask me a single question, he just talked about his own beliefs and then let me poke at him with questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Asked previous students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The other interviewees were nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The super early interview (before tour or anything else); and the complete oddness of the first interview. No questions asked, and the guy said don't worry about this, I'm not on the committee." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was in somewhere else already, so I could calm down." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, great school for the price. Boonies location, and pretty low level facilities at some parts. One interviewer was very open and friendly but far more judgmental to responses, other was off-beat and odd without a care in the world. I have no idea how to interpret either. Also, waiting months and months to hear back is absurd and unprofessional, for any type of organization." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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