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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"What do you have to offer Mercer?" Report Response

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

"How would you prepare for an exam?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Name some books that you have read." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you have to offer Mercer? (Why should we pick you?)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor website, read AMCAS, read secondary, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at the school was extremely friendly and the interviewers were very laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have known that the day would not be stressful from other comments that I read. It's hard not to get stressed out a little though." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started at 8:30AM with the dean of admissions. After discussing the school with us for a bried period financial aid came in to give us the bad news. After that we were shown around the facilities by second-year students and taken to our first interviews. Some of us had back-to-back interviews at 10 and 11 while others had interviews at 10 and 2. We had lunch with fourth year students at the hospital and returned for interviews after a short tour of the 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 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?

$101-$200

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?

Residence Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2006

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

10 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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