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  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

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

"Why medicine as opposed to teaching or other service profession? (This was probably uncommon and likely had more to do with my application.)" Report Response

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

"Asked me to recall 3 specific words I used in my personal statement...could not remember them.." Report Response

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

"The most recent book you've read?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Any conflict between your religion and medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The most recent book I've read (read my last book over the summer and could hardly remember the plot)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Go over AMCAS, prepare brief talking points for several frequently asked questions, SDN interview feedback, go over ACA and Baylor website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"There's even more opportunities for pediatrics work than I originally thought" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My MD interviewer didn't seem too interested in me" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I should've also gone over the most recent book I read" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't stress too much. Prepare/think about general answers, but don't try to construct and spit out answers word for word. You want to try to seem genuine." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

Hobby

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/15/2013

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 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?

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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