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  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

60+ 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)?

"What sets you apart from all of the other applicants?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

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

"What is one thing you would change about yourself?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you believe that healthcare is a right or a privilege?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is something interesting about you that is not in your file?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practice interviews, reviewed application, reviewed research projects and resumes." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The atmosphere was extremely laid back, everyone involved in the process was warm and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

""Cookie Time". And that's only because there was not nearly enough time to mingle with the AdCom members and some of them didn't join us at the time at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Why they chose me, being that I am an OOS, low MCAT applicant." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed my interview day at USC-SOM. As soon as I arrived, I knew it would definitely be a stand out school amongst the others I applied to." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

02/29/2012

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?

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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