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  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charleston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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)?

"What is your biggest weakness?" Report Response

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

"How did your immigration experience shape you as as person?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me more about this research you did." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There wasn't any particular question that stood out as being difficult to me. My two interviewers made interviews more conversational than confrontational." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview with girlfriend asking me questions, going over questions in my head and answer as if I was at the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admission people made me feel very very very welcome there, I loved the people there. Students who took me around campus were very down to earth, and left me their email addresses after the lunch session. School itself is well maintained, and the library reminds me of my college days studying for classes..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing in particular. Be prepared to walk for about 3 minutes to your interviewer's building if your one or both of your interview is in another building. (Girls often worry about whether wearing heels in going to be troublesome, but there wasn't that much walking in my opinion. Go for it ladies!)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I could have learned to enjoyed the journey of application to interview to acceptance. It is a stressful process, learning to deal with stress and cope with anxiety is an essential life skill. Looking back, I can now laugh at my own silliness in worry too much about things I can't control." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Admission wants you to do well at the interviews, do your best to boost your chance of admission!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Jan, 2014

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I enjoyed speaking with current students at the school, and wished that I could have spent more time with students walking on campus and learn more about MUSC on the day of my interview." Report Response

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