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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"I am in my last year of law school, so i had lots of questions on why i wanted to go to med school and how my law degree could help me." Report Response

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

"questions as to what area of medicine i wanted to practice and why." Report Response

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

"i also got asked by both interviewers what i would do if i didnt get in this year?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were a personal advisor to President Bush, what one thing would you suggest that he propose to the Congress to help problems with the healthcare field?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and ETSU website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the new facilities, the students (everyone seemed really nice and i got the impression that the 60 person class really is very collegial), the location (I am from this area and wouldnt mind staying here)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"JCMC was not the newest or nicest hospital that i have ever seen, the cafeteria food for lunch" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how nice the admissions staff is and how low stress the whole interview day would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"started the day in the morning with the director of admissions. he was very nice and was willing to answer any questions that we had. then we got a tour of the facilties both at the medical school and at JCMC. we had lunch in the jcmc cafeteria. then we had two interviews in the afternoon with members of the admissions committee. i met with an ER physician and a local professor who teaches chemistry at milligan college." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2004

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