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  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine-Memphis
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Memphis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Open file

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

"Had a WHOLE lot of questions about why I transferred from UT during undergrad. I expected at least one question about it, but not as many as I received." Report Response

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

"Would you have been as successful if you had stayed at UT instead of transferring? Do you not succeed in large classes?" Report Response

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

"What would you tell yourself 5 years ago knowing what you know now (the question was more directed to my undergrad experience)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you and your fiance think of the city of Memphis?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A long, ridiculously drawn-out ethical question involving a kid that walks into the ER while I'm a physician: "what if he's drunk? what if he got drunk in a suicide attempt? what are the steps you take then? how do you comfort him? what if his suicide attempt was because he was gay? what do you tell him while waiting on crisis to arrive? what if a nurse calls him a derogatory name due to his homosexuality? what if that same nurse were to have another patient in the future that is gay? how do i handle that whole situation?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nelson Strother and Diane Harris" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer...felt like an interrogation. And actually, I don't really have a problem with that, but all other med school interviews I've had have not felt that way." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I needed to be able to defend my history from a lot of different angles while not insulting UT med." 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?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

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?

12/13/2011

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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