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  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Galveston
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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Where would you like to travel (we talked about places I had traveled before for school or family)?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself 15 years from now?" Report Response

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

"Tell me when your interest in medicine first began." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The PhD mentioned that he had 3 kids and I'm the middle child, so he asked, "Give me a middle child perspective on growing up."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Was there a driving force (event or person) that motivated you to pursue medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, review current health policy, chat with family members, look over AMCAS, breathe" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Problem-based learning! It is the future of medicine. Any school that makes their students sit in a classroom for 7 hours a day is doing a great disservice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Humidity and traffic into Houston." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The keypad to get into the parking garage is hard to see from the street, so I didn't even see the thin silver pole until I circled around a few times." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great curriculum, interesting track programs, amazingly enjoyable and conversational interviews, cheap housing, very happy students!" 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BWI to AUS

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?

8/31/2012

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?

2 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"More substantial vegetarian options for lunch!" Report Response

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