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  • Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Macon
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 country of origin? - Bruce Innes. Does it occur to him that Americans come in other colors besides black and white?" Report Response

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

"What do you feel is the biggest problem facing healthcare today and what sort of solution would you propose?" Report Response

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

"Do you have experience with Problem-based learning? What are some pros and cons of such a system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you feel is the biggest problem facing healthcare today and what sort of solution would you propose?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Shadow physicians and ask lots of questions relating to issues in healthcare and how it affects them." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Small close-knit class. Focus on Problem-based learning and self-study opposed to a mass lecture. Nice people and nice area to live in." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The average MCAT is 26-27, even though the avg. undergrad GPA is 3.7ish." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They focus on volunteer work much more than research. Beware Bruce Innes, he's not nice to most people. If you are unlucky to be most people, he'll try to make your interview miserable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I applied twice since I was rejected the first time. The interview with the committee member 1st cycle (Innes) was really awkward, but all of the other interviewers were really nice. Of course the 2nd time I interviewed I had spent the past few months mentoring students and working in a hospital." 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 primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2005

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

6 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?

8 out of 10

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