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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Convince me that you have what it takes to really care about your patients. " Report Response

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

"do you have some thoughts on what you want to specialize in?" Report Response

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

"talk to me about a couple of current major health issues." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"a number of questions from both interviewers about my current(non-medical) occupation and how that could give some indication of my capabilities as a doctor. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none were difficult, but they were phrased so that none of my nifty, pre-planned, medi-clone answers would work. i actually had to think. how dare they! both were very skilled at interviewing." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, talked w/current students, read personal statement 5 times. said the st. francis prayer about 20 times. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students absolutely love their school and their professors. big believers in teamwork, too. lots of hands-on opportunities for 3rd year folks. strong emphasis on the compassionate and ethical aspects of being a physician, in addition to having technical proficiency. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was a street preacher screaming in front of The Alamo, so it kind of ruined the whole contemplating liberty and sacrifice thing. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there are street preachers in front of The Alamo. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"much more enjoyable than i had imagined. i managed to ask one really dumb question: "what do you do?" of an interviewer wearing a name badge that said exactly what he did. Lord. He took it well. " 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?

2-3 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?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Country Hearth

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2005

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

10 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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