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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
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?

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)?

"Do you feel that taking a year off of school was a good idea?" Report Response

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

"What do you forsee being the most challenging part of medical school for you?" Report Response

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

"What is your best attribute?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were President Bush's "right hand" woman and he asked you how to deal with the problem of child abuse in the U.S., what ideas would you have?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How should physicians define quality of care?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over AMCAS/Personal statement, MU website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The curriculum -- PBL. Lots of small groups, learning through case-based study and clinical contexts. Also, the students and staff were very accessible and down-to-earth." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of student housing within walking distance...but if you have a bike/car you should be okay, so it's not too big of a problem." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The day isn't too structured -- after interviews you may leave, or stay for a tour, or talk to Financial Aid -- it's up to you! :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The most entertaining interviews I've had. It felt like I was sitting down with friends and chatting...they made me feel completely at ease." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/13/2002

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