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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"Tell me about your shadowing experiences in such and such a place." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is the accomplishment of which you are most proud?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Current problems you see in medicine?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Both asked, "What would your friends say about you?"" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were particularly difficult. I found one interviewer to be easier to talk to than the other." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I thought a lot and practiced speaking." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The attempts of the admissions office to make us feel comfortable/ their promises not to let us get lost :D" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I found one of my interviewers to be a bit less engaging (would look at notes while I was talking, didn't offer much of a response to my responses), but that is simply a difference in style and to be expected." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I'd been better prepared for a situation where I might feel ill at ease/ discouraged from discoursing at length." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't overprepare, but at least think about what you might say to various questions you are sure to be asked. Mock interviewers are great, if you can get someone who knows how to do them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PROV

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?

09/23/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 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?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I enjoyed the tour of the facilities greatly. The admissions office presentations, particularly on" Report Response

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