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  • Long School of Medicine - University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • San Antonio
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Who in your life has been a great influence upon your character?" Report Response

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

"What do you think your best quality is; and what is your worst quality, and what would you do to fix it?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever had any clinical experience?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Medical school and the life of a physician can be very lonely. Nobody in your life understands what you are going to go through - not your wife, not your kids, nobody. Have you ever gone through anything in your life that you think will prepare you for that kind of stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I want you to describe yourself - everything - in one word. (come on... one word?!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, TMDSAS application, bioethics course" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"What didn't? The school was excellent. They are looking for students who are genuinely commited to a career in serving others, not themselves. I was impressed with their teaching curriculum, and impressed with their educational facilities. The Harlingen RAHC facility - sort of near where I live - seems like an excellent environment to really get your feet wet with medicine." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that I was going to be asked a biochemistry question, haha. Really threw me for a loop." 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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/11/2008

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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