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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 about yourself." Report Response

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

"What do you think are some health care issues facing Americans today? How would you change things?" Report Response

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

"What do you think of the looming Social Security crisis?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe your what you think your work day will be like when you begin practicing." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a physician in light of the fact that you have not had much experience shadowing physicians." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread AMCAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Both the interviewers were nice. The students seemed to get along well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school seemed kind of boring. All of the students said they had boring teachers. Many of the lectures are taught by guest lecturers and there isn't much continuity week to week." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Missouri is ranked 2nd in the country for Family Practice. $500,000 in student aid were cut from the budget last year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was more impressed with the school than I thought I would be, but since I have been accepted at other schools, I don't think I will attend Mizzou. The Problem Based Learning system is very impressive. Mizzou is much nicer than some previous reviewers will lead you to believe." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/05/2004

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