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  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What are the problems we may run into with genetic engineering? " Report Response

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

"How do you interact in a group setting?" Report Response

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

"As an applicant, what areas of medicine are you interested in now (this of course may change over time)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which three classes that you took undergrad will help you most in medical school (mostly because everything i guessed he said was wrong - he ended up telling me that my english classes were most important)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how would you fix the healthcare problem?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read baylor's website, looked over sdn interview feedback, reread my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are amazing - texas medical center is like its own little city south of houston. the area that the school was in was nice, too." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"i don't know what it was that was negative - i just got a not-so-good feel. the weather, i guess..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that i wouldn't want to go to baylor. i wouldn't have wasted the trip down there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"there is absolutely nothing wrong with this school. in fact, the facilities are amazing, the curriculum seems pretty nifty, and you get into clinical rotations early. there was just something about the school that i didn't like. didn't get a good vibe from it. my interviews were with a pediatrician and a dean. the dean basically asked me questions about healthcare, waited for my answer, then told me i was wrong and brought up some completely unheard of problem in healthcare (things that are probably only important to him. for example, the disparity of healthcare received by the wealthy and poor is not a problem at all. however, if we could only make our healthcare system more like mexico's then everything would be fine. you figure it out). there were almost 50 people interviewing there, most of them from texas. at the other places i've interviewed, there's been less than 15. i knew after ten minutes that i couldn't spend four years of my life in houston. don't know why. i'm sure that i'd get a great education there, but the place isn't for me. that's what interviews are for, i guess, figuring out where you'd be happy..." Report Response

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