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  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Lubbock
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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 on third year rotations and a fellow student had been drinking, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"You're young... [silence]" Report Response

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

"Should illegal immigrants have coverage?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your favorite plant? (I expressed interest in horticulture)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Having read your application, what is the one thing you want me to know about you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, ttuhsc.edu/som" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Impressive state-of-the-art sim lab. And a GREAT lunch (fajitas, rice & beans, vegetarian enchiladas, 2 cakes). The lunch almost made all the waiting around bearable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was VERY lacking. All the students wanted to show us was the sim lab. We didn't see any actual patient care facilities or lecture halls." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They give you a portfolio. No need to bring your own, you'll just have more to carry." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I did my best to go in with an open mind, but they just didn't sell the school to me. Also, no one could tell me what the difference was between Tech and Paul Foster in El Paso and why I should choose one over the other." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Lubbock International Airport

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?

Days Inn 4th Street

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 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

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"We started at least 30 minutes late, and I spent a total of like 3 hours waiting throughout the day." Report Response

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