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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Even though you scored very well on the MCAT science sections, do you think you could pass Biochemistry?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your spare time?" Report Response

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

"Besides altruism, why else do you want to be a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Compare medicine to romanticism." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How much money do you think you will make as a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I made an appointment with an interview consultant." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students who gave the tour were very helpful and made efforts to relax the interviewees." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The demeanor of both my interviewers was very abrupt. It was a bad experience. There is a tea and cookies time with the admissions committee after the interviews, which is very awkward and unnecessary. Other members of the committee were very nice and not as rude as the two individuals whom interviewed me. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You have to defend you credentials." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt very unimpressed with the school. I feel, as if I was treated much better at schools that were much more competitive and impressive. I know people who interviewed there and had a cake walk with other interviewers. It just depends on who interviews you. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/13/2003

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