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  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Dallas
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

No Response

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

"Do you have any questions? One interviewer asked me this question three times, and I had only prepared two questions to ask." Report Response

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

"What made you interested in medicine?" 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?

"The closed-file interviewer asked me what I was glad she hadn't seen in my file." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any questions?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looking up past questions on SDN & other sites and practicing answers" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at Southwestern is extremely proud of Parkland and the students seem happy to be here." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Being asked if I had any questions for the interviewer three times in a 25-min interview, after watching three hours of Powerpoints about the school and talking to students and administrators about the school for about three hours." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Parkland Hospital seems to be Southwestern's greatest asset." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Automobile

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?

10/16/2010

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Three hours of Powerpoint presentations is too much, especially when we all got up early to travel to Southwestern or participate in clinical rounds!" Report Response

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