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  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Galveston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"How will you balance family and practicing medicine?" Report Response

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

"How will you pay for your education?" Report Response

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

"You will receive a lot of criticism, both constructive and not. (Option to answer or not respond on that one.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about this painting? (Turns out his son gave it to him as a gift.) " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same - I'm not an art enthusiast by any means. Also, do you have any weird personality traits? So random and out of the blue that it was hard to answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my application, health policy issues, ethical issues, basic questions, SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The opportunities to travel or do research during summers, how kind and relaxed everyone was, half-days of class, problem-based learning, Standardized patients." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Galveston." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The excellent infectious diseases research they're doing. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great. Both interviewers were extremely nice. The first had a list of questions to ask, without looking at my application. The second (also without my application) was conversational with occasional "Tell me about yourself" or "why do you want to be a doctor?" questions mixed in. I LOVED this school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/12/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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