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  • University of South Carolina 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?

30 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)?

"If a patient came to you for an abortion, would you be able to do it?" Report Response

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

"What field of medicine could you NOT practice?" Report Response

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

"What is the difference between Medicaid and Medicare?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If your best friend told you that she was homosexual, and wanted you to march in a gay pride parade, would you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What topic were you hoping we would not discuss today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Not much in particular; just tried to ensure that I was calm and confident." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The professor in the Gross Anatomy happened to be present during our tour, and gave us an impromtu speech about what we could expect in our years at USC. He expressed the sense of community in the school, explained the exhaustive trials of anatomy, and shared how his own experiences in the school had stayed with him for years. It was nice to see an unrehearsed, candid viewpoint." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Although the technology used in the classrooms and labs were top-of-the-line, some of the buildings seemed to be showing their age." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was surprised to find that our interviewers would decide whether to accept us immediately following having met us. All candidates are then notified within a week." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a casual, relaxed interview experience. It was nice to see the campus and how much student support is in place." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2004

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