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  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Worcester
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about you current job - what do you do and how does it make you feel?" Report Response

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

"Did you realize that you could be considered a disadvantaged student ? (I didnt)" Report Response

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

"Massachusetts tax payers enable you to attend UMass at a very decent price in comparison to private medical schools. How will you give back to the state of Massachusetts to express gratitude when you become a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why didn't you apply early decision if this is your number one choice?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How have you prepared mentally, physically, and scholastically for a future career in medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UMass catalog" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly, including first year students we simply passed by in the halls. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Construction made finding things a little confusing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it wasn't going to take as long as I thought to get to Worcester." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the experience was pleasant. Faculty, students, and staff were all extremely friendly and my interviews were more like open conversations than critiques. I feel like UMass has the best value and noncompetitive atmosphere for state residents and there is a plethora of opportunity for students to experience culture and volunteer work." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

11/29/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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