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  • East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Johnson City
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

One

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"An ethical question all basically summed up in, "What will you do as a physician if the advice/treatment plan you give to a patient is not accepted or implemented?" That is, if you were to tell him to stop drinking and smoking, get more exercise, etc., and next time you see him he hasn't done any of it. How do you respond?" Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress? What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Who is one of your positive role models? Do you have a negative role model?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What will be the greatest challenge you face as a doctor? What will be the greatest challenge you face as a medical student?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I don't remember exactly how it was asked, but he asked me a question about what I thought was the biggest challenge that medicine was facing with the whole medical reform legislation...not that difficult of a question, but it was the most difficult of the ones that I was asked." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and reviewed my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The entire experience was incredibly positive. Their facilities are very impressive. The town has really blossomed from where it was before. Last time I was there, there wasn't a whole lot to it, but it has developed A LOT in a very short amount of time. There are lots of good places to live near campus. The area geographically is beautiful, in the mountains, and very close to some skiing resorts. Mr. Doug Taylor is a very good sponsor and advertiser of the school, and the admissions committee is very nice. Overall, I really love this school and can't wait to get there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Absolutely nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

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?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2011

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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