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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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?

Closed file

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

"What is the difference between a Nurse Practicioner and a Family Practicioner? " Report Response

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

"Why would you dedicate over 10 years to be a doctor, when you can be a nurse in only 3 years and do the same things as a doctor? For example, nurses can deliver babies." Report Response

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

"What was your biggest failure?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what is the difference between a nurse practicioner and a family practicioner? (then she started grilling me about how they make the same amount of money and do practically the same thing!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the fact that the interviews were closed file made me feel more comfortable, since each student was viewed on the same level." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the facilities seemed old. very retro." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"wear comfortable shoes!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the first interviewer did not ask me anything about me. she continued to grill me about the similiarities between doctors and nurses. she almost sounded like she was trying to convince me quit the road to med school. my second interviewer was a PhD, MD in Psychiatry. He was very very soft spoken and attentive and asked me questions about myself and why i want to be a physician! *whew*" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2004

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