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  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Worcester
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"One interviewer, while she could have looked at my file beforehand, chose not to. She just wanted to talk about what got me to the interview. My classes in college, activities, experiences etc. Very laid back." Report Response

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

"The next interview was a bit more rigid. The interviewer had clearly checked my application and had written down some specifics that he wanted to discuss with me. Such as my research, studying abroad, future plans etc. Not a very high stress interview, but a bit more formal the last." Report Response

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

"I was never asked "Why UMass", but I was asked "Why Medicine."" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UMass website (which was not needed for me). Talked to my Pre-Med advisors. SND website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New facilities, nice people, and the price." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Worcester is not the nicest city - but what can you do." 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?

0-1 hour

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/10/2008

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

4 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?

8 out of 10

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