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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

1

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)?

"Why Medicine?" Report Response

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

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

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

"What does America do well and what does it do poorly when it comes to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could tell the admissions committee one thing about your application, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read these interview feedbacks, read the UMMS website, reviewed interview-prep materials my pre-med advisor sent me, read up on health care issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The whole day was very laid back and they did a great job presenting as non-stressful an environment as possible. Students that I met were friendly and approachable. Lots of useful information." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I may have to wait until May to hear an acceptance decision. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really, the day went really well." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There were 17 people who interviewed that day, but I was part of the afternoon group of which there were only 6 of us. So it was a bit crowded in the beginning, but it wasn't an issue. Very impressed with the school, they've got a lot of new buildings coming in the next 5 years or so. Thoroughly enjoyable first interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2008

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

10 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"No complaints thus far. All my questions have been answered promptly and cordially." Report Response

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