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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Looking at your transcripts, I see you got a B in [subject]. Can you explain what happened?" Report Response

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

"How do you think you would deal with the huge workload that comes with medical school and multi-tasking?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your hometown and why I would want to go there." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Give an example of a time where you had to make a split second decision and say how you dealt with it and what the outcome was." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, healthcare review, mock interviews, read over essays and research" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New facilities/buildings being built and friendliness/enthusiasm of all the students I met." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My disorganized schedule...my first interview happened 20 minutes after I was told to arrive and then the second one happened way later after orientation and the tour were over..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that there would be no health care questions/discussion and that theymostly wanted to know about my hobbies/personality." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was a little thrown on some questions (not sure how to answer and how much to say) but overall the day was fun and UMass would be a great school to attend." 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2008

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 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?

7 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Organize schedules better so there's no weird downtime or sudden changes." Report Response

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