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  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Galveston
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Closed file

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

"If somebody came to you with a problem, but couldn't tell you what it was, how do you help them solve it?" Report Response

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

"stuff from my app" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Imagine somebody comes with you to a problem, but they can't tell you what it is. How do you help them solve the problem?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't - tried to look at the website, which wasn't very helpful. Did attend the night-before social. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"A lot! Great students, very nice, lots of times for away rotations, PBL & organ systems based curriculum (they don't even go full days!), they have a brand new Global Health track " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I like Galveston and all, but it's just not a huge center for medical stuff. Since I'm from Houston, I always end up comparing everything to the TMC.." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I'm glad I learned it while there, it kept the day interesting!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good. Nice people. 2 interviewers: 1) Reviewed my entire application with me (they don't have scores tho). Was very nice, very easy to talk to, not a single difficult question. 2) Didn't talk about my app once - talked about health policy, just had a conversation. Really liked the guy. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/17/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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