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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Tell me what books you’ve recently read." Report Response

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

"Who aside from your parents have influenced you the most in your choice to pursue medicine?" Report Response

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

"What first got you interested in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me a situation where you wanted something different than what others you were with wanted, and how you convinced them to go your way." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a frustrating situation where you had to change your intended course of action." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed AMCAS app, reviewed MUSC secondary, SDN, interview workshop, talked to current med students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"they have excellent facilities, the students love being there and love what they are doing, admissions staff is VERY friendly and welcoming, introduction was very thorough" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Be prepared to walk! There didn't seem to be many places on campus for med students to study. Too much construction- it took away from Charleston's natural beauty and made driving difficult." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"have a list of questions to ask your interviewers" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The entire admissions staff is genuinely very enthusiastic happy you are there. There was a long, but very informative, introduction and then we all left for our morning interviews. We later all met back up and split up into smaller groups for student-led tours around campus. Finally, we had lunch and people either left or had their afternoon interviews." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2005

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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