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  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Little Rock
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?

4 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why am I applying to UAMS, and what motivated me to pursue a medical career." Report Response

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

"Why did it take this long (>14 years) for me to proceed with my medical school application. (I'm very well prepared for this question)." Report Response

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

"How do I plan to pay for medical school." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked if I were to sit down and have dinner with a person (famous or otherwise), who would it be and why? -Had to think of a person real quick - luckily, I already had a person in mind." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my AMCAS personal statement, about the school (UAMS). Also did a trial run from the hotel to the interview site just in case I get lost in an unfamiliar environment." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Didn't realize UAMS would be this huge. Kind of sterotyped it prior to my arrival. (this would be a bad attitude for a would be MD)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school's okay, but the downtown area was a little bit subdued compared to other metropolitan areas." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was structured. It appears that the interviewers already had a list of questions prepared for each interviewee. The atmosphere was relaxed, the faculty interviewers appear to be very engaged with the conversation, and were genuinely interested with my responses. Had to skip the tour as I had to drive to Iowa for another interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Legacy hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2006

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

3 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?

7 out of 10

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