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  • Texas A & M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bryan
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)?

"What drives you?" Report Response

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

"What do you see as the biggest issue facing healthcare?" Report Response

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

"Explain your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of Aggie Bonfire? He asked because we are both former students." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name 3 people from the past, present, or future that you would like to sit down and have a conversation with and tell me why you chose them?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my personal statement, secondary, this website, and read-up on medical issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed incredibly enthusiastic and genuinely happy at the school. As everyone else has said, Filo is a HUGE asset and really embodies the core values of the College of Medicine. Also, the Financial Aid lady knows her stuff, so pay attention. They want their students to succeed and go all-out in helping them do so with an incredible support network and wonderful resources. The students seem to share and work closely together." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, really. Some students didn't show-up at the VA Hospital to give tours, but it was due to a misunderstanding." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Scott & White in Temple is one of the US News' "Top 10 teaching hospitals" in the nation. You begin a "preceptorship" during your second year in which every Tuesday from 1-5 pm, you work with one physician and go to clinic with him/her. A&M was one of the first schools in the nation to start this program." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed! I know everyone says this, but it is true...just be yourself! They are not antagonistic interviewers at all." Report Response

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