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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?

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)?

"No one in your family is in medicine, so how did you get to this point?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about activity X in your file." Report Response

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

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

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you say to a colleague that didn't want to treat Muslim patients after 9/11?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult. Mostly questions about my file." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Mizzou Website, looked up sample questions on internet" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"PBL program looks like a very fun and effective way to learn medicine. The facilities were nicer than expected. Students were all very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students claimed that Columbia was a fun place to live, but I don't know..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"PBL curriculum is generally half lecture and half small group activities." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone there tried to make me comfortable and were very laid back and informal. This was my first interview, so I was really nervous and blew the first interview anyway. However, because there are two interviews, I could redeem myself on the second one. Don't sweat this one, and you'll probably like the school more after you leave." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2003

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