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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?

8 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 why you want to be a physician." Report Response

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

"What do you know about Mercer?" Report Response

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

"What is your ideal practice setting?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think there should be a medical school in the southeast region of Georgia?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you score poorly in the science sections of your MCAT?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, two med school interview books, research on socialized medicine, ethical issues, mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone seemed genuinely nice and the students seemed to enjoy the problem-based learning approach." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wish we could have gotten a tour of the whole campus, not just the medical building." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We first met with the associate dean of admissions, followed by financial aid. We were then given the names of our interviewers and times of interviews, along with driving directions. Some interviewees were done by lunch, others had interviews after lunch. We were all done by 3PM. Lunch was provided at the hospital and we ate with 4th year med students who also gave us a brief tour." 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott Residence Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2006

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

9 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?

9 out of 10

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