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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?

5 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?

50 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)?

"Talked & asked questions about current research." Report Response

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

"What is the biggest problem with the healthcare system today? What would you do to fix it?" Report Response

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

"What can you tell us about your MCAT scores." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions about my earlier career." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Questions about problems w/US healthcare system." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read a lot about the school, read some SDN feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm of students, staff, faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Teaching facilities are behind the times. Even D.O. schools have better set ups for students in terms of labs, classrooms, simulators, technology." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This school thinks too highly of itself. They claim to want a diverse student population, but actually offer acceptances to one type of student." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really enjoyed talking with both my interviewers. Thought they got to see the best I had to offer. They were honest with me, that if I didn't get in, (which I didn't) it would be b/c of MCAT scores. Which makes you wonder why they bothered inviting me to interview for 3 years in a row." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

01/30/2007

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

8 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?

3 out of 10

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