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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself working in 10 years? What kind of practice would you like?" Report Response

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

"Why Texas?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None were particularly interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What makes you stand out among all the other applicants?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read my TMDSAS application and essay, read interview advice online, got a good night's sleep." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities that they are building, the amazingly friendly students, the lack of interpersonal competition (replaced by personal competition), the opportunities for clerkships in southern Texas (working with mostly immigrants)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area, but what can you do?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my second interviewer would be kind of hostile." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"While it isn't my first choice school, I would not be upset if I ended up at this school. I am most impressed by the general positive outlook of the medical students, and especially impressed by the friendly interactions and lack of vicious competition." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

SAT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Posada Ana (Wurzbach Rd)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/25/2008

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

5 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?

3 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Many of the interview locations were difficult to get to. Maps would be great." Report Response

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