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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Have you ever had to deal with anything difficult?" Report Response

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

"What's the biggest problem with healthcare? Another?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about an experience during your volunteering where you felt you truly connected with a patient." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A series of what the interviewer called "my rapid-fire questions" at the end of the interview. He basically asked me a string of questions that he wanted two-second answers to: what's more important-your values or the patient's, what's the most recent book you read for fun, what would your ideal date be like (what?)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing, really... the first interviewer (med student) had only by-the-book questions (problem with healthcare, hardest thing I've been through, etc) while the second one (faculty) was conversational, more about my personality." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over Baylor website, application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice buildings." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The student interviewer's conceited attitude... yes, I'm an applicant, but respect between any two people should be a given. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Eat a big breakfast, because they don't have enough food laying out for lunch. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Arrive at 12 noon, interviews at 1 and 3pm, basic science tour, presentation, clinical tour, presentation and sandwich dinner, over by 7pm." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2003

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