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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What are your core motivations for becoming a doctor? Who has motivated you to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a book you read in a literature class you took in college (tough to remember since I graduated a while ago)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not MD/PhD, with your background in research?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over school's website, had dinner with a student, read some books on healthcare." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus is gorgeous. The old southern architecture of some of the buildings is amazing. Also, the fact that you can take summer gross anatomy before you start medical school is incredible. The campus will be completely wireless (90% now) by the time the 2006 class starts. The funding of research that the school has gotten in the past few years is very impressive. All in all, I was very impressed!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking was a bit expensive, but they even gave us a voucher for that." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Summer gross anatomy is offered--great for someone like me who has been out of college for a few years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western-Sweetgrass

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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