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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"So you have family here in Lubbock?" Report Response

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

"Why did you volunteer with the special olympics? (an EC question)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Say a classmate walks up to you and says he has a copy of the next exam. What would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Some parents want to give their 17 year old daughter a graduation present of breast augmentation. Both parents and the daughter consent to the procedure and the exam is normal. Assuming you have all of the proper skills and training to perform the procedure, would you do it? Why or why not?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"PreMed Playbook by Dr. Gray. Looked over my application and reread my research information." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, Food, Culture." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxed the interview was. I way over-prepared. They mostly just asked about me then talked about the things I mentioned about myself. They're required to ask one randomized ethical question and everything else is just a back-and-forth conversation about anything. I talked to all of my interviewers about mutual friends/colleagues for a part of each interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome school. Lubbock gets a bad rap for some weird reason. I kind of want it to stay that way so the snobby pre-meds won't apply and it can continue to be a hidden gem." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

Lubbock

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

On what date did the interview take place?

08/03/2018

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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None." Report Response

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