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  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • El Paso
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

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)?

"Where in healthcare do you see yourself in 10 years? Where do you see healthcare going in that time as well?" Report Response

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

"What is your GPA and MCAT? (Not sure why I was asked though, was told they already had these)" Report Response

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

"What was the last book you read? Then, speaking of books, what would say is your absolute favorite movie of all time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which would feel more comfortable with- taking a class with a very detailed, explanatory syllabus with detailed goals for the end, or a class with broader, less-defined goals, where you trust the professors to get you where you need to get, even though the road might not be a straight one?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you see yourself becoming a clinician or hospitalist? (This was the only one that required more than a little thought, everything else was extremely laid-back and relaxed)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, PLFSOM website, healthcare articles" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Brand new, impressive facilities, very proud and helpful faculty, professors spend 80% of their time teaching, their curriculum teaches you to think like a doctor right from the beginning, El Paso would be a great place to learn Spanish" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"School was very quiet on our interview day, very small too. Personally I don't mind this but some might" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That you will spend most of your time as a student there in 1 building, until 3rd year at least" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Faculty is extremely help and kind, facilities are brand spanking new, El Paso has everything you need in a city, interviews are very laid-back. Students really loved being in El Paso" Report Response

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General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/11/2011

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?

8 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?

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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