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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?

3 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?

35 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)?

"Why medicine? " Report Response

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

"What do you like to do, besides work?" Report Response

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

"How/why did you choose (your undergraduate school)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever experienced a time when a doctor or the medical field let you down?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Many people want to become doctor so that they can make the decisions. But now, doctors are not always in charge because of HMOs, etc...What are your thoughts?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the viewbook online, came up with questions to ask." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiastic, friendly students, staff, faculty; the potential that UMass has as a medical school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, besides the low ceilings in the first floor hospital. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience. For afternoon interviewees: lunch/presentation, followed by student led tour; and interviews. Everyone felt happy to be there and proud of UMass accomplishments. " 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?

11/28/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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