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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"I'm in clinical research, and the interviewer asked me to discuss the one of the drugs I mentioned." Report Response

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

"Why did you choose this school?" Report Response

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

"You've been up for 30 hours, it's the night before Thanksgiving and you will not be able to make it home to see your family. Also, you are treating a belligerent drunk that is spitting in your face. How do you deal the situation?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your "I do" moment? That is, when did you decide to commit to the study of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application. Reviewed this site. RELAXED!!!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is incredibly nice. There really is an environment of "Hey, we're all in this together, let's help each other." Once you're in, they really seem like they'd do anything to keep you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The whole "nice" thing became a problem after the interview. It felt very open and relaxed, but I didn't really have a sense of how I did. I couldn't tell if they really liked me or if they were just being nice." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had better questions for the interviewers. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Honestly, relax for this one. I heard this from everyone and did not believe a word of it. You will do much better and will be much more like yourself if you just breath and have a good time with it." 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?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

La Quinta

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2008

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?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Discuss the costs (both hidden and obvious) that come along with med. school. " Report Response

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