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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Who were your role models growing up?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergraduate school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would it be? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"One of the doctors during Katrina stayed behind to care for his patients and was forced to split them into 3 groups based on their probability to survive the aftermath. As the supplies ran low, he asked the patients who he thought would not survive for their consent to be euthenized. He then euthenized them. If you were a juror would you find him guilty or not guilty? If you were the doctor would you do the same?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read sdn, read healthcare materials, and read my resume." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The curriculum is clinically based, they have higher board scores than any other public medical school in Texas, they have many opportunities to develop you clinical skills, and the students are very nice and willing to answer your questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Galveston is a small town." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The social hour is very casual." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I went to the interview not expecting much out of the school, but in leaving I dont know how this school is not ranked with their high bord scores and their clinically based curriculum. But the interviews were really relaxed and the interviewers were really nice." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

HOU

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Hilton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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