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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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?

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)?

"Why Medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Umass?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How are you different from other applicants?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name some reasons why you will make a great doctor" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read past SDN questions, mock interview w/ friend" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"generalist initiative, impressive facilities, low cost, LPP/PPS courses" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"worcester location, some inconsistency about curriculum changes to be implemented next year" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"more specifically about the curriculum" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the interview process was low stress, but I think I didn't perform all that well (I spoke a little fast, mispronounced a disease I was talking about, etc.) To everyone else interviewing, just relax and be yourself." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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

What airport did you use?

N/A

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2009

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?

4 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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

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