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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?

8 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)?

"Favorite book and favorite movie." Report Response

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

"Discuss a difficult situation you have faced and how you handled it." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your current research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why medicine and not law or politics, teaching like your parents?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SND, interview feedback, reviewed my AMCAS, came up with responses to the common questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seemed happy. Interviewers spoke highly of the program and were not afraid to discuss the downsides too, ie, location, etc. Very honest, which I appreciated." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really disappointed me. I'm familiar with the location, etc, so I knew what to expect when I arrived." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience in all. Interviews were both mostly conversational, with some standard questions mixed in, but nothing to tough and certainly nothing to stress about. Just do the standard prep and you'll be fine at UMass." 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?

11/08/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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