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  • University of Missouri 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?

25 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 Mizzou?" Report Response

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

"What speciality am I most interested in?" Report Response

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

"What type of medical internships/experiences have you had?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the problem or reason for health care disparities with the underprivileged? I have done research" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the problem or reason for health care disparities with the underprivileged?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looking over my application, looking at the med school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"low stress level of students, stress free testing environments. Exams are administered to students, open note, open book, and you are able to take the exam anywhere on campus where you feel comfortable. Honor Code of course is important. High scores on board exams" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not really a lecture hall or classroom because PBL is based on group work in study type rooms. Could be negative to someone who prefers the lecture style of learning. I was not so impressed with the anatomy lab. Very old and out of date facility but of course the focus is on the bodies there not the the state of the classroom." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing new, PBL is a big deal there, so I kind of learned about it before hand" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really good. I enjoyed talking with both physicians. They were very interested in my research and medical internships/hospital shadowing experiences. Even though they were discussed in my application, my interviewers wanted to talk about them in detail. Very relaxing, straightfoward, and fair. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/29/2004

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