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  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Dallas
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"What is something not in your application that you want the admissions committtee to know about?" Report Response

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

"Considering how bright you are, why would you want to go into this field, when you could achieve more trophies more quickly in another field." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Considering the enormous deficit we have right now, what is the future of healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site, reviewed application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The architecture! The buildings are v. nice and the library has cute little displays about some of the history behind medicine. Also, Parkland is enormous and you can get all kinds of clinical experience there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No patient contact during the first two years. Fairly traditional curriculum. Emphasis on research (which I am not interested in). Also, the students seem a little less than friendly. Maybe just compared to the other TX schools." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much of a research school SW is. Also, that the rumors about it being really competitive are kinda true." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty good overall. I couldn't hear my first interviewer very well and she kept looking at me like I was an alien. The second one was really nice and laid-back and told me about his college drinking days." Report Response

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