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  • St. Matthew's University School of Medicine (Grand Cayman, Caribbean)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Orlando
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"Why St. Matthew's?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Imagine yourself 15-20 years down the road. You're a succesful MD with three clinics in different locations. One clinic has to do with AIDS prevention, another with pediatric oncology and the third with Alzheimer's. A big company approaches you with a deal. You have to close down one of the companies in order to receive aid for a big research project in which you are very interested. Which of the three practices would you shut down? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't know I was going to be interviewed over the phone on a weekend. I wasn't prepared at all." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Didn't visit any place. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"that they did a phone interview. I wasn't prepared to ask questions or answer their questions. He told me at the end of our 10 minute conversation that I was going to receive my acceptance letter in the mail and told me further details about how to get to St. Matthew's. It felt like it was too easy to get in which means they have low standards." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was going to be PHONE-INTERVIEWED out of the blue." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a Saturday and this guy just calls me up out of the blue saying he's from the admissions place at St. Matthew's. He asked me a couple of questions and then he told me I was in. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

06/30/2006

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

5 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?

8 out of 10

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