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  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Lubbock
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10


How long was the interview?

40 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 do you see as the greatest problem in Medicine today? " Report Response

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

"Why did you not continue working in the medical field following graduation (undergrad)?" Report Response

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

"What happend your sophomore year? (my grades slipped)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethics Question regarding the lost of physician autonomy and leading to a discussion on existing disparities in healthcare. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe your _______ research? (This question was difficult because I haven't been asked it on other interviews. Besides, I thought my clinical research experience was pretty mundane (but I knew it was fair game). I attempted not to regurgitate my application verbatim and ended up going in circles). " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, TTUHSC website, Reviewing mock interview questions, AAMC website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were increbibly friendly and offered quite a bit of inside information on the school and faculty. A couple even gave me their contact information and offered me a place to stay the next time I come to town. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The isolation of Lubbock gives it a slightly desolate feel. But the cheap real estate and the reduced stress of low crime rates and fewer mainstream distractions make it a appealing place to learn. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Lubbock has cotton fields! TTU has a beautiful and consistent Spanish Art-Deco (if you will) architectural style- it’s quite refreshing amid the inert, arid west Texas landscape. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first interview was terrific. I engaged in a meaningful and stimulating conversation with an MD who seeked to learn more about me and attempt to assess my potental contributions to TTUHSC and to medicine. My second interview was a bit more of a interrogation where I sat defending my purpose and desire to practice medicine. " Report Response

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