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  • University of Texas Medical School-Houston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What quality from our admissions critieria do you exhibit best? (luckily for me I had read the admissions criteria that was given to me in my folder)" Report Response

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

"If you had to choose right now, what specialty or area of medicine would you pursue?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Give me an anecdote from your life that will tell me that you are willing to be inconvenienced (ex. personal time) by medicine." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Did you take calculus in college (my answer was no, so it was difficult for me to admit that)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School web-site, studentdoctor, pray" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the medical center complex is AMAZING and the med school (some of it anyway) is being renovated. Food was good. One of the Doc's let us see pt.'s with him!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"a bit unorganized but it was their first round of interviews so it'll prob. get better. Not just too many students around (but it was the first week of classes). Parking sucks. The whole place is one big confusing mess." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how to get from the parking garage to the med school. Go out of the garage on the ground floor and walk southwest (probably the way you drove in) toward the long brown building (Herman hospital will be on your right). If that just confused you (it did me) then ask someone for directions (just like i did)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"both interviewers were a bit, say, nonpersonable. The first one lasted 17 minutes, the second was better and a bit longer. Fairly standard questions, nothing out of the ordinary. Overall good impression of the school." Report Response

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