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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Tell me about yourself, and why you want to be a doctor." Report Response

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

"Why don't you want to be a "______", like your dad?" Report Response

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

"Who influenced you to want to become a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a happy time in your life." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really difficult at all. I guess the question I was least prepared for was "how do you plan to balance family life with medical school." I should have seen that one coming, though." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the UTMB website and course catalog, this site, and talked to people who had interviewed there before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nearly everything. Student and faculty friendliness, innovative curriculum, facilities, 3 free meals, pre-interview social, Galveston, etc., etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Um, not much. Our tour guide was a bit stressed, but I think that was because she was a mother of a two year old who lives 45 minutes from campus, just coming off the OB/GYN rotation. The associated hospitals did not have the "exciting" feel of say, Parkland in Dallas." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved Galveston, and I really think I may be ranking it #1. The people there were awesome. I never thought a medical school could be so chill. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/13/2004

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