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  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Galveston, TX
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you deal with people that you can't stand? (Several questions leading up to this one.)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What will you do if medicine is just as disappointing as your current job?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Smile. Interviews are always a mixed bag. Sometimes you get the friendly ones, sometimes the grillers. Completely random." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They sell the integrated curriculum very well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the island" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The campus is much nicer that I had been thinking. Probably my favorite campus layout of all the Texas schools. Very spacious with lots of room and no traffic. How much time they spend in PBL--the school's policy is that students will never spend more time in lecture than PBL. Amazing. Sounds good for making good diagnosticians, but I can see how it has hampered their board scores. This year's has improved, but the teaching method doesn't seem to lend itself to aceing standardized tests (USMLE)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had only heard bad things about Galveston, but the visit really improved my attitude. This is another fine medical school. Just don't forget your can of OFF." Report Response

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