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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

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"Why should we accept you when we have so many other qualified candidates? " Report Response

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

"Are you good at languages?" Report Response

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

"How will you finance your education if admitted to medical school? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What can I say to you that will make you want to come to our school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What made you decide to give up everything and go into medicine...specifically? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, interview feedback, school website, read NY Times Health articles & so on. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The close knit feel of the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Columbia & no major hospital nearby other than the VA" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It is really laid back. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I did not expect to like this school and absolutely loved it. Everyone was extremely friendly and laid back. It was a great experience all around and I am seriously considering going here. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2004

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