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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 yourself." Report Response

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

"What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing incredibly ''interesting'' was asked. Actually, very few questions were asked. One of my interviewers asked about my minor in astrobiology and we talked about that for a good 10 minutes." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really difficult was asked. There was one question where the interviewer led me directly to the answer. He wanted to get my opinion on stem cell research, and a discussion about ethics and abortion ensued." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, read interview feedback, reviewed my AMCAS, interviewed at St. George's, mock interview, listened to myself talk" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really liked the students. Everyone seems so friendly and happy to be there. The resources available are also a plus. Also, the different programs they have as far as community service and study abroad are a huge asset." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There's no student housing! But that's not a big deal. There's nothing negative I can find about the school!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed it. It was a great school to have a first interview at, and I wasn't nervous at all. I'm really hoping I get in!" 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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