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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"What struggles do you anticipate as a medical student? How will you deal with these struggles?" Report Response

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

"What drew you to medicine?" Report Response

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

"Application specific questions about certain extracurriculars, research, and about a bad grade on my transcript. Also, tell about a time where you had to work in a team setting and about a time when you had to overcome adversity." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Looking at the trends in the current healthcare system, what is the biggest struggle facing physicians?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my application and did some research on the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very nice and helpful on campus. We had to find our interview in the hospital and people were very willing to help us find our way. The school seemed to offer ample opportunity to become involved in whatever field you desire." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had to wait a couple minutes for my interviewer to finish typing an email before we began, but after that it was very fun and conversational." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Maryland is a great school, and I would love to go to school here." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

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

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"It would be helpful to provide students with a bit clearer direction on where within the hospital their interviews actually are. It took 3 students and I about 25 minutes to find the location, but on the bright side we got our own mini tour." Report Response

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