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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
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Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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's the biggest problem facing health care in America? " Report Response

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

"Did you take an MCAT review course?" Report Response

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

"How would you allocate money between specialties and preventive care fairly? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you seen the museum in Bilbao? (we were talking about studying abroad in Spain)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools that you are applying to are PBL (Problem based learning) format? (I couldn't remember of the 16 which were which really, but I wasn't picking for that specifically, so the interviewer seemed okay with it)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS, read their website a few times, looked up some websites on current issues in health care (they do ask this)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students really like it there and love the PBL format for the most part. Interviewers were very easy to talk to." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They need to give us lunch, I drove hours and was starving. Tour should have included at least a view of the hospital where the clinical stuff all happens, we just sort of walked down a hallway nearby...." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Thier USMLE scores jumped bigtime after they put in the PBL format. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Generally good. I've moved the school up on my list of choices." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2002

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