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  • University of Texas Rio Grand Valley School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Edinburg
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1- open and 1-closed interview

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

No Response

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

"What got you into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Any patient contact activities?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked a handful of ethical/dilemma questions. Like what would you do if you were the physician and your patient..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Research the school and how involved they are. Know the culture that surrounds the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is new and growing. Tons of volunteer, research and internship opportunities readily available. The school really aligns to their mission statement of serving the community." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The surrounding community is not the best but it is very affordable." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The whole interview day runs from 8 am to 5 pm." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school has a laid back and very family orientated vibe. The small class size means the students and staff know each other well and overall everyone is caring for one another. The program is getting new buildings and growing. Opportunities are everywhere and the small class size is never going to reach over 70." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Plus. Make sure you park before 9pm because the parking lot fills up because of a food truck there.

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

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?

5 out of 10

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

7 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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