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  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine-Memphis
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Memphis
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)?

"Tell me why you want to be a doctor, in no more than one sentence." Report Response

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

"Define "TennCare" and tell me about the advantages and disadvantages." Report Response

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

"Tell me what you learned from each of the medical experiences you have had. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What I like to do for fun. Scenerio: You work in the ER. A man comes in after being beat up by his boyfriend. Describe your conversation with him while you are treating him. Then, a woman comes in after being beaten up by her boyfriend. Describe your conversation with her while you are treating her. (FYI: make sure your answer is the same for both)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Define TennCare. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"StudentDoctor.net and talking to current UT Memphis students about their interview experiences and with a friend who had interviews near the same time I had" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The diverse clinical experience available for 3rd and 4th year medical students and the fact that I couldn't find one current student to say a single negative thing about the school, it's ciricculum or it's professors . Dean Strother and Diane Harris are GREAT! They will answer any questions you have and help you in any way possible. The student's were very honest and open about their experiences and even offered to let us e-mail them if we had more questions. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Really nothing but the fact that it was cold and raining." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"What an impressive ciricculum that the school really has. It was somewhat of an obvious choice for me to apply to UT Memphis because I'm from Tennessee and I go to UT Knoxville. However, after visiting the school, I was really impressed with it's ciricculum and faculty and actually want to go there for those reasons rather than financial/location reasons. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/3/2003

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