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  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine-Memphis
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Memphis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"If a fifteen year old girl comes to you and asks for an abortion without parental consent, what would you do." Report Response

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

"Describe your family, what they do, your up-bringing, etc." Report Response

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

"Why not MD PhD?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What have you done for someone else lately that went above and beyond the call of duty." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult, probably the above question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed amcas application, read studentdoc forums" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are all enthusiastic about the clinical years. St. Judes is a definite draw. Memphis students are exposed to a variety of cases not found in smaller areas." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was mixed up with a group interviewing for a peds recidency. It was very confusing until I finally realized what had happened. I was stressed out to say the least, but it all worked out. I can laugh about it now." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Bring a large winter coat, scarf, gloves, etc. It was about 15 degrees the day of my interview, and I had to walk several blocks throughout the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a typical interview day. I was impressed with how nice the admissions staff was. The actual interviews were not as stressful as I thought they would be, I probably over prepared by making my family conduct mock interviews for hours." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/14/2004

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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