More from this Member More from this Member Most, in fact, were very straightforward and typical." | Report Response, "Why do you want to study medicine here? The school needs to be painted and the student lounge needs to be bull dozed and rebuilt from the ground up." More from this Member | Report Response, "Most of the questions were fairly standard. | Report Response, "Student Doctor Network interview feedback" More from this Member | Report Response, "No difficult questions asked of me. More from this Member Founded in 1995, Universidad del Caribe (University of Caribe) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Santo Domingo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Distrito Nacional. More from this Member Higher Education Education Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine 2013 — 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Neuroscience, 4.0 University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 2009 — 2012 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Neurobiology, 3.5 University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 2003 — 2009 Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc. UCC features graduate programs in healthcare fields of Chiropractic and Biomedical Sciences as well as a School of Medicine. More from this Member I don't know if any of the questions were out of the ordinary." | Report Response, "The format at UCC is different from most schools. More from this Member Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by More from this Member | Report Response, "My recommendation is that if you come down here you take a little time to figure your way around Bayamon. More from this Member Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine. etc." Read SD forum and interview questions. | Report Response, "What did you get on your MCAT? Made it in time for the individual interviews and got a tour of the campus. If you use this as your sole criteria to select medical schools to apply to, you don’t deserve to get in anyway. My personal interview was literally five minutes. More from this Member "Have you done any research?" Seems like if you like to work hard and play hard, UCC is a good choice. " School of Medicine at Universidad Central del Caribe provides on-going educational opportunities to those students seeking advanced degrees. Even once I got to the building I had to ask six people where the admissions office was. | Report Response, "Is there anything you would like to express to the admisisons committee concerning you application?" I arrived and checked in at the school. Get the latest information, opinions of fellow students, and LizzyM and SDN Rankings. | Report Response, "What are your strenths and weaknesses?" | Report Response, "What are the biggest challenges to medicine in Puerto Rico? | Report Response, "I began the process as soon as I arrived. More from this Member | Report Response, "The facilities are run-down and appear neglected and in need of maintenance" Looked over the school's website." Most important thing: Relax and breath. | Report Response, "Tells us about yourself? School has just completed a successful LCME accreditation review." More from this Member Students here seemed very happy with the school." the mainland United States?" | Report Response, "Friendliness. Afterwards, the Dean of Admissions explained the whole admissions process to me and then I was given a tour of the school. | Report Response, "Not very organized. | Report Response, "Buildings seemed well-taken care of inside" Hasta la vista..." More from this Member More from this Member It seemed like the professors were genuinely concerned for the students." I then interviewed for about 25 minutes and then the interview was over. " | Report Response, "Overall, it was a decent interview experience. They said they wanted to hear about me in my own words. I also practiced a mock-interview with my Spanish teacher since I am a native English speaker. " | Report Response, "To all those who are weak in Spanish: Do not be afraid of applying here. More from this Member More from this Member I need to say again how incredible the women are too. Rosa H, Rodriguez JG, Cruz A. PMID: 10995699 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] More from this Member Did one person dominate the discussion? More from this Member | Report Response, "That Bayamon is a busy city. | Report Response, "What did you major in?" More from this Member | Report Response, "Why here?" No essays are required for this cycle. More from this Member More from this Member First, the professor probably wanted us to see if we had morals. | Report Response, "How will your spouse and daughter adjust to life in PR?" So I started talking and they asked further probes based on what I has already said. | Report Response, "What I do for fun?" Directions to the school were given to me in advance. The Mission of the School of Medicine is to develop competent physicians with an outstanding academic preparation within a humanistic and holistic framework, with a highly developed commitment to social duties, and service to Puerto Rico and Hispanic communities throughout the U.S. mainland. More from this Member Universidad Central del Este (UCE) is located in the historical city of San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic. More from this Member There was no tour of the school or interaction with current students. " | Report Response, "Went to their website and student doctor.net" I got really lucky with my professor." | Report Response, "Nothing, it was nice." Therefore, all applicants must file an AMCAS application. It mostly consisted of my questions about the school, curriculum, and research programs." 104 Hours of Instruction. They said they wanted to hear about me in my own words. Additionally, it is accredited by the Middle States colleges and universities accreditation board. Also, you will need to stay at a hotel in San Juan. We encourage a dedication to lifelong learning as well as attitudes of compassion and respect for human dignity. More from this Member | Report Response, "Why medicine?" | Report Response, "What do you foresee being the long-term effects of immigration on healthcare in the United States?" More from this Member Tried to anticipate probable interview questions." | Report Response, "In a group, we were given an essay to read and answer questions individually and as a group. etc." The weather was great, the beaches were beautiful, and the nightlife was outstanding. "send more emails instead of mailing letters" Next, I interviewed with a physician from the Family Medicine department. I really guided where the interview went.)" 8 Activities. More from this Member This score should be used only as a guide to help you select schools and is not a guarantee of acceptance at any school. | Report Response, "Read books about interviews and practiced answering questions" More from this Member Do you work at Universidad Central Del Caribe? | Report Response, "Explain any discrepancies in your transcipt, i.e., grades, MCAT score, etc." The first thing you do is go to an office and read an article (in Spanish) from a Puerto Rican medical journal - Mine was an article about the elevated suicide rates among the elderly. Everyone was willing to be of assistance. Why Puerto Rico (I am from the mainland? | Report Response, "They were very focused on helping students succeed." | Report Response, "Bayamon is somewhat difficult to navigate. More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "Make sure you know exactly where to go on the day. | Report Response, "Nothing difficult at all. In a small group study room we had to work together in a bioethics case study while they monitored our group skills. More from this Member Just make it clear in your one on one interview that one of the main reasons you chose UCC was because you want to cater to Spanish speaking population in the U.S. Also tell them that you will work extremely hard to be fluent in Spanish by the fall. | Report Response, "Where do you see the future of the Reforma going?" | Report Response, "What are your strengths? More from this Member My advice would be to somewhat organize the discussion so that no one would be left out and everyone would have a chance to talk." Read up on Puerto Rican healthcare - they have universal health care here (Reforma de la Salud). | Report Response, "Much less pressure on the Spanish than I originally thought. More from this Member | Report Response, "Studied website and brochure. See if Universidad Central del Caribe is ranked … given questions (in English) to help guide our discussion. Puerto Ricans are not the best at giving directions, or maybe it was my Spanish?" | Report Response, "Defend your application." | Report Response, "If you and another doctor were examining a patient who was having pain in his abdomen and the other doctor wanted to rush to surgery even though it was not urgent, what would you do?" | Report Response, "How do you feel you did in the group portion of the interview? Good experience minus the stressful beginning." The UCC School of Medicine is committed to providing our students with integrated knowledge from the basic sciences to medicine and with disciplined critical thinking and analysis. | Report Response, "Everyone was very friendly. The interview was super chill and friendly. It's like medical school in paradise. If you are using the iPhone GPS, you should type in "Hospital Regional Bayamon" and that should help you greatly." Universidad Central Del Caribe is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 495 students enrolled. More from this Member The Puerto Ricans were very nice and welcoming." He asked me what my MCAT was? Most were standard questions." | Report Response, "That the tour was completely in spanish." More from this Member Q: What GPA and MCAT score is required to get into the Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine? | Report Response, "Went over my resume. Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2016 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years. Second, he wanted to see how we actually organized the group discussion. Universidad Central del Caribe. A Universidad Central Del Caribe is a private not-for-profit school in Bayamon, Puerto Rico with about 490 students and 280 employees. Definitely, ask the admissions office for a map prior to arrival. More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member It's a huge hassle fighting traffic and finding the school." More from this Member More from this Member Author Information . More from this Member | Report Response, "Read up on healthcare in PR and looked at the school's website." snowflakes, 01.03.14. More from this Member | Report Response, "The five minute personal interview IN ENGLISH! Overview My advice: accommodate the English speaking students by speaking to them in English." Academic Medicine: September 2000 - Volume 75 - Issue 9 - p S325-S327. | Report Response, "We pretty much had a conversation. Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine Mission: To form competent diverse health professionals with an excellent academic preparation within a humanistic and holistic framework. More from this Member The interview was the last part. | Report Response, "Everyone that I met, students and faculty, were very helpful and supportive." | Report Response, "Nothing. More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "Most of the questions were fairly standard. More from this Member More from this Member Universidad Central Del Caribe Is Regionally Accredited. | Report Response, "Some of the buildings could be a little bit more modern, but all in all, it was a good experience." | Report Response, "What do you like to do for fun?" | Report Response, "NA" More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "How can the Reforma be improved?" We had four questions which we analyzed (ethical and moral in nature). Regional accreditation is a good thing. More from this Member Medicine. The 5 graduate programs at Universidad Central Del Caribe are all on-campus only and none are offered online. All questions were typical and straightforward." I got lost, ended up at the wrong place...rent a car and go there the day before just to make sure you know where you are going. | Report Response, "If you and another doctor were examining a patient who was having pain in his abdomen and the other doctor wanted to rush to surgery even though it was not urgent, what would you do?" The Universidad del Caribe (best known as Unicaribe) is a public higher education institution founded in 2000 and is located in the beautiful, safe and sunny city of Cancun, in México. More from this Member Jessenia Y. Laguna Torres. (It was really this general. More from this Member The two professors sat opposite the table from me and they had my file but did not open it. | Report Response, "Why do you want to study medicine at our school?" More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member The students receive formative evaluations from the patients and faculty during the sessions in which standardized patients are used. More from this Member | Report Response, "Overall, it was great. Second, he wanted to see how we actually organized the group discussion. There are no hotels in the immediate Bayamon area. More from this Member If your LizzyM Score is far below or above the average, you may not be a good fit. Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine. Everything was very straightforward. | Report Response, "What is the future of the Reforma?" It is a small school, but there are several students from the mainland US studying here. More from this Member The students appear to very close and laid back. More from this Member School Reviews. | Report Response, "For the group interview, the professor gave us a hypothetical situation involving a student who cheated on an exam. Oh and don't act too much like a gringo. More from this Member | Report Response, "I was not exactly fluent in spanish but could understand it at an advanced level. So I started talking and they asked further probes based on what I has already said. | Report Response, "SDN Forums, reading PR newspapers (www.endi.com), reviewed my application. 1. | Report Response, "Why do you want to study medicine here? Then you can always go relax and eat a little breakfast at the small restaurant by the "umbrellas". More from this Member You'll see the umbrellas and know what I'm talking about. " More from this Member At the end of the interview, we were asked individually to rate our performance in the exercise." It is very difficult to navigate" More from this Member | Report Response, "On a scale of 1 to 10 how do you think you performed during the interview?" At the end of the interview, we were asked individually to rate our performance in the exercise." I think the whole point of this exercise was two fold. The score allows you to see if you are a competitive applicant at a given school. | Report Response, "Why do you want to study medicine?" More from this Member Why do you want to be a doctor? | Report Response, "After the group discussion the professor interviewed us each individually. More from this Member More from this Member A nonrefundable processing fee of $200.00 made payable in money order, to Universidad Central del Caribe… | Report Response, "The students and faculty with whom I spoke were astute and very friendly" More from this Member The interviewer was extremely nice and the whole experience was relatively stress free. Did everyone get a chance to give their two cents? | Report Response, "Nothing really. | Report Response, "None of the questions were too difficult." More from this Member Later these same professors were the interviewers. " | Report Response, "What brings you to Puerto Rico?" More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member The school left a very favorable impression on me. 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