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  • Texas A & M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bryan
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?

7 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 A&M?" Report Response

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

"How did you get to where you are? (I turned down an admission offer from another school 4 years ago to pusue a masters in art history in Italy. So the question was warranted)." Report Response

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

"What area of medicine are you interested in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked how I would tell a long term patient of mine that he/she was dying. I answered, and then the interviwer asked how the cultural identity of the patient would make a difference in how I delivered the news." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over applications, sdn, read up on current issues in healthcare and ethical issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The attitude of the students and staff. The students seem to love the school and all of the staff and faculty I met seem to go above and beyond for their students. Also the sim center in Temple was very impressive. I was also impressed with how the students are encouraged to pursue international electives during their 3rd and 4th years. I was also told that the school was hoping to implement an internation medicine certificate program within the next year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I just don't like the location of the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone was very nice and I was pleasantly suprised. The program seems to be good and the emphasis on humanites in medicine in the curriculum is very appealing. " 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?

4-6 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Fairfield Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2007

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?

3 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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