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  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Little Rock
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell us about yourself. We know nothing." Report Response

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

"What is one thing that you would improve about yourself?" Report Response

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

"Are you sure you are ready for the stress of medschool? are you positive?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do to reduce stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were to write a letter to President Bush about healthcare ,what would you tell him to do to reduce the costs?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I spoke with friends, faculty, read this website, read the pfizer medical school prep book and had a mock premed interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly and were very informative. My interviewers were very friendly and were very interested in me and the students were very postive and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was dropped off in front of the EdII building and I only had directions from the parking garage. Since I did not park I entered on the basement level and was lost running around in circles from floor to floor until I was directed to the correct place. I just wanted to know what floor the grand concourse area was on." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I did not know that UAMS prepared students with a 10 week course their senior year on issues of economics, insurance and real life situations. I also did not know they allow patient contact the first year. The geriatric research that is going on is amazing also. They are working on an Alzhiemers' vaccine." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt relaxed the entire time, except for when I was lost and thought I would never find the registration table. I loved Dr. Wheeler's introduction / orientation before our actual interview. He was very informative and funny, which relaxed us quite a bit. The interview was so much fun that the 60 minutes felt like 5 minutes! It felt more like conversation, not a drill session." Report Response

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