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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?

6 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?

Open file

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

"Why did you choose to attend ''this school'' for your undergraduate education?" Report Response

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

"Was there any time you were disappointed by the way a doctor treated you?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do, beside work? (actually, it was the first question from the second interviewer)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Many people go into medicine because they want to be leaders. But now, doctors aren't usually the leader, it might be the HMO, or someone else; how do you feel about this? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, read the viewbook, prepared answers to sample questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New facilities, students were friendly and down to earth" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hard to navigate around the building to find my interviewers' offices, but at least the secretary gave an ''emergency'' number to call her in case we got lost" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Interviewers may not always be members of the admissions committee or doctors; my first interviewer was a staff member outside of admissions" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Nice state school and short interview day. But admissions decisions are the slowest of any school I applied to! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/28/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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