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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What will change in medicine in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What personal quality do you think is most important in order for a doctor to form strong relationships with patients? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What personal quality do you think is most important in order for a doctor to form strong relationships with patients? I didn't think this was particularly difficult, but I struggled to find the word "trust" for about a minute before he prompted me with the word. It definitely killed my mojo for a sec, but I think I recovered well enough." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read up at SDN, read my personal statement, went to the pre-interview social with some M1 and M2 students the night before. I STRONGLY recommend this! Go there and have a drink with the students, get to know the school, and have a good time!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"This school is pretty much what I was looking for. Lots of clinical opportunities, friendly and diverse class, safe campus, friendly faculty, nice/new training facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I just wish I had been less nervous during the second interview. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great time, and really loved the school. The medical center is HUGE so wear shoes you can walk in, or at least wear for an extended period of time. Dr. Jones is really nice and a really great person to talk to, especially if you are from out of state. He can answer most of your questions. " 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

SAT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Country Hearth Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/21/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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