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  • Long School of Medicine - University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • San Antonio
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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 do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Identify your biggest strength and weakness." Report Response

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

"Talk to me for ten minutes about something you are sort of an expert on." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you say to someone who said that AIDS in Africa was a natural result of overpopulation and should not be tampered with?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talk to me for ten minutes about something you are sort of an expert on." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read about school in MSAR" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My friends who are at the school said it was very laid back and they really enjoy it. The admissions staff were really friendly and excited about the school and the interviewees. My interviews were challenging but interesting." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was not very good--saw a lot of the hospital but little of the school. The students leading the tour and on the panel were not very excited about the school. My tour guide had no idea where anything was. Several students said they ended up at the school just because that was where they were matched within the Texas system, not because of any overhwelming desire to go there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2003

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