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  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine-Memphis
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Memphis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"Who was your mentor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research with the NIH." Report Response

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

"What was your most difficult course as an undergrad?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you study for tests?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a personal failure." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This was my 5th interview, so I just read the website and went over primaries and secondaries" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The great training you will get as a med student in Memphis. Also, all exams are computerized and can be taken at home using an honor code." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"All the construction and destruction." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You should try to schmooze with the admissions staff as they are in the committee meeting too!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my most challenging interview, but also the one in which I performed the best. The interviews are divided into an "academic review" interview and a "personal" interview. Both interviewers represent you to the committee, so you need to impress both of them." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MEM

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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