More from this Member | Report Response, "The Board score; Everyone I encountered there was very nice and friendly (not just people in the med school); Good curriculum, integrated, 8am-12pm. Knew application, my own CV How would you handle a patient you know you can not cure? " How do you think you are prepared for the rigors of medschool? A laidback interviewer will make you think UTMB is the best thing since sliced bread, but a harsher one might instead make you through in the towel. I would guess at least 20 each." | Report Response, "..." More from this Member Dear SOM Community, As our response to COVID-19 … More from this Member | Report Response, "Typical strength/weakness stuff, think about 10 years from now, what if med school doesn't work out, etc... " | Report Response, "School has above average board scores and offers significant residency application assistance. More from this Member UTMB School of Medicine; SOM UTMB Social Media: Some important reminders for tumultuous times. | Report Response, "How has your philosophy major affected your decision to go into medicine?" Very relaxed and positive experience." I think the students here have a lighter workload than at other schools. | Report Response, "There is quite a bit of walking because the campus is so spread out. More from this Member More from this Member This is not a question but: Tell me about yourself." | Report Response, "Describe the hardest time in your life" | Report Response, "website, sdn" More from this Member It seems an opportunity like that would be a motivating factor in a student's ranking of the school, but they didn't seem to promote it, even when I showed a lot of interest." It was a very pleasant day. More from this Member I love the structure of the courses and the testing schedules. Ridiculous." More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member They asked many many hypothetical questions as well as scrutinized my past education. The people are about the same - they seem to be great no matter where you go in TX. | Report Response, "the curriculum, Big Red, the people " They send you off to find your interviewers by yourself. My student host was chill and good to me. I had an interview with UTMB last Thursday for the Fall 2014 Traditional BSN program. | Report Response, "the heat and humidity" | Report Response, "Is there one question you would like to ask me?" More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member That being said, it is critical to put in the necessary preparation for your interview. More from this Member | Report Response, "What is the difference between a physician and a nurse" Each day we will interview approximately 30 applicants. | Report Response, "The campus is beautiful" | Report Response, "Only read some brief material on wikipedia concerning UTMB and health care reform." Able to earn fourth year credit during first summer so that you may graduate early from medical school. The island is pretty much dead, with nothing much to do, and the beaches were ugly. More from this Member More from this Member This really isn't difficult but she really kept pushing the issue as if my answer wasn't good enough." Small town, small minds. They only go to class from 8-12pm to give the students more time to study out of class. " My interviewer walked me to my next interview! | Report Response, "You study politics. | Report Response, "I'm a little iffy about Galveston - it's small island surrounded by dirty Gulf of Mexico water. We got a demonstration of their artificial intellegence maniquins. No wonder they can't pass the boards. Great volunteer opportunities at St. Vincent's. More from this Member | Report Response, "sdn feedback, school website, my application" They spend the majority of time talking about what bars they go to on a nightly basis, the frats, and how they use their student loan money to go on ski trips. More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "tour guide LOVED the school, student panel had many people with kids and spouses and had time to balance that with school life" More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "school's website, sdn" | Report Response, "Why have you decided to pursue medicine and what are the events that have led up to this decision?" The 97% pass rate they're quoting you corresponds to a 225, when the nat'l avg is a 217 this year. | Report Response, "How do you think you will deal with being a woman in a field predominated by men?" School website - Know about the new PBL-style curriculum" More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "i was asking about the phd's research, so we started talking about euthanasia & suicide (he was into psychiatry)" | Report Response, "Do I have any questions?" I did tell them that I parked in the parking garage, but didn't get one...I guess it was an oversight. | Report Response, "That they wouldn't ask a single ethics question, and wouldn't have access to my file." More from this Member | Report Response, "What will you do if you don't get in?" | Report Response, "interview feedback, looked over application" | Report Response, "What questions do you have for me ? | Report Response, "read SND interview feedback, read my application, reviewed my research, practiced answering questions" More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "Why did you choose a university where you knew you would not be challenged?" | Report Response, "That the shuttle I was taking would be late both ends of the trip." Awesome, friendly students, so many opportunities other than just the standard MD route, Galveston National Laboratory was amazing." | Report Response, "If you don't get in this cycle, then what do you think the reason would be? | Report Response, "One of my interviews lasted an hour (it was supposed to be 30 minutes). | Report Response, "Definitely go to the social! if i only got in here, i would have no problem attending." | Report Response, "Very laid back. More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member This was my first interview and I was expecting more. More from this Member | Report Response, "the facilities, still felt like they were struggling from the hurricane" | Report Response, "What types of things should the nation do to improve healthcare?" | Report Response, "Why Galveston?" | Report Response, "The facilities, the curriculum, the humanities opportunities, the general laid-back atmoshpere." More from this Member More from this Member How would you integrate research and clinical practice? " | Report Response, "How few people were around. More from this Member | Report Response, "Galveston is nothing spectacular, but it's not too bad either." The interviewers asked really vague/open-ended questions and did not really try to steer the conversation so I could pretty much talk about whatever I wanted. In October of 2016, I received my first interview for a Doctor of … More from this Member working out, staying active)? The laid back atmosphere is perfect for certain people. | Report Response, "the students, faculties seemed really new, CURRICULUM" | Report Response, "Lots of walking" More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member No real questions were asked, he just got to know me. | Report Response, "the students mainly focused on how easy it was there, and how you can get away with doing the minimal amount of work. More from this Member Not just about the school, you can ask me anything. " Both of my interviewers seemed more concerned with getting through their list of questions than actually evaluating me as a candidate." | Report Response, "Where do you want to practice?" More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "Overall it was a great interview. I LOVED this school." | Report Response, "SDN, stayed with a friend who is a first year, spoke with faculty beforehand" More from this Member More from this Member The interviews weren't stressful at all, which I was weirdly disappointed by. The facilities were nice and there's a lot of construction going on for projects that should be completed relatively soon. Walking out of this interview, I didn't even want to be a doctor any more. More from this Member | Report Response, "It was overall a good experience; the people were friendly and helpful. | Report Response, "In short, if you were treating a child whose diagnosis included revealed some degree of infidelity on the mother's behalf, what would you tell the father?" More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "What would you like to know about UTMB-Galveston?" | Report Response, "What was your favorite/least favorite class?" More from this Member | Report Response, "Tell me about your job." More from this Member | Report Response, "If you had as much money as you wanted, what place would you choose to go and why? The students had very few criticisms about the school, the biggest one focusing more on Galveston than UTMB (that Galveston needs a giant mosquito net), which says something about how they feel about the school's program. | Report Response, "Tell me about your healthcare activities" | Report Response, "How do you deal with people that you can't stand? | Report Response, "How would you solve the dicotomy between treating patients well and having to see alot of patients?" | Report Response, "Why not go into another medical field besides being a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response, "Nothing was too surprising" They do look at your CASPer scores when making decisions. saw alot of kids from my school" More from this Member | Report Response, "Why didn't you take X or Y class?" I was expecting to find a bunch of people who were seriously interested in learning about medicine, but they seemed to regard it as a chore from which they needed long breaks." | Report Response, "sdn, read my personal statement and TMDSAS app." | Report Response, "UTMB is an ok school, i just really hate the location, and campus. More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "They students and the faculty are very proud of their program and curriculum and they are more than willing to answer any questions you may have about it." They have a nice gym, plenty of quiet study environments, and a decent student center. One of the main drawbacks about this school was that I felt they were trying to hide the damage of the storm. | Report Response, "Galveston is not very exciting and a pretty small town." | Report Response, "Tell me about a challenge you faced and handled without the help of your parents or guardian." More from this Member even with ike, they haven't skipped a beat. While I did not get too much out of the night before the interview program It did give me the chance to meet my fellow interviewees and to sort of share our axiety about the night before. Some of the students seemed somewhat too laid back." As the supplies ran low, he asked the patients who he thought would not survive for their consent to be euthenized. More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "The USMLE pass rates at this school! More from this Member | Report Response, "What is the biggest problem facing healthcare and medicine today?" More from this Member More from this Member This was the best organized & friendliest interview I've had." More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "What are your best friend's best and worst qualities?" | Report Response, "Do you eat healthy?" | Report Response, "You will receive a lot of criticism, both constructive and not. Who really wants to spend all day in class anyway? | Report Response, "My first interviewer was unprofessional and rude." My second interview, while very late and not with the person it was orginally scheduled for couldn't have gone better. " More from this Member More from this Member The second interviewer was really nice, informative, and encouraging..." | Report Response, "Pretty much what the previous poster said. | Report Response, "The wonderfully happy people, the friendly environment, laid back attitude that looks like it would lead to a more stress free medical education and lots of programs to join. " | Report Response, "What do you look for in a medical school?" More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "A moth ate some holes in my pants. First interviewer was a phd: very conversational, but talked mostly about himself. 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