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  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Worcester
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What is the story with this specific health problem mentioned in one of your letters of rec?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think physicians have a responsibility to be politically active?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the biggest challenge facing healthcare today? (n.b. this is not that unusual, or difficult anymore, but at the time, I was not prepared to answer it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reread AMCAS app, looked at info on the school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students were vivacious and personable" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the lunch was not great. the facilities aren't spectacular, although there is a lot of construction and there research funding has grown a lot." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Worcester County is apparently almost a perfect replica of the US, demographically." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were laid back and conversational. My second interviewer mostly just sold the school to me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2003

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