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  • East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Johnson City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

Closed file

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

"Why this school? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years? " Report Response

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

"What do you think you will like the least about practicing medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""You say you aren't in this for the money. How will you feel about that in your residency when you realize you make about 3$ an hour?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Do you like truck-stop coffee?" " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I wore the most fabulous Liz Claiborne wool suit I could find, and tried very hard to "zone out" and relax the day before the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The entire day was wonderful- all of it. They have a brand new 60-million dollar building and a brand new 16-million dollar athletic center. The staff, students and interviewers were all warm and professional." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The hospital cafeteria's food was average." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Wear comfortable shoes. There are many tours." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview lasted "all day". We met at 8:45 AM and were oriented as to the day's events. We sat in on a class, met with financial aid, took two tours (one of the school, complete with cadaver exposure, the second tour was with one of the teaching hospitals), ate lunch with students, then interviewed individually. The day was over around 4 PM." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2002

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