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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What is your greatest achievement?" Report Response

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

"What volunteer experience can you tell me about?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any specific information I can share with the admissions committee?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What style of leadership do you follow?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What will you look back on as your proudest moment when you are 80?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview review questions, read up on the health care system, pored over the website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It was during exam week, but the students were very friendly and relaxed. The international programs and social and community programs are very accessible. Research is on a choose-if-you-will basis. Local VA, Army, Air Force health care facilities are accessible. The Dean and Assistant Dean met with our group of interviewers and were very friendly and encouraging." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No good food on campus (that we saw). Residential location means affordable housing (very) but also not much vibrancy." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't ask all of your questions of people before you get to the interview. It is okay to pause in the interview, but make sure you sell an image of yourself that is what you want to portray." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I would be happy to go to this school. If there is one selling point, it is the sense of community cooperation and friendship. It appears to be a very caring place. Also, they advertised the fact that their residency placement scores tend to be very high." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2008

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Please indicate that breakfast foods will not be provided, or else provide a light continental break" Report Response

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