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  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charleston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 brought you to South Carolina?" Report Response

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

"Your grades are subpar, so why should we accept you over someone with a 4.0?" Report Response

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

"What are two weaknesses that you've managed to improve and how have you done it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What book have you read that changed your outlook on life in general and when did you read it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me everything you know about the Malpractice and insurance reform act." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed my application and previous feedback from SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That first years actually get patient contact and their problem based learning." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"parking in Charleston is horrible" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day starts early at 8:30a with a few speakers discussing everything from housing, financial aid, the interview/admission process, and student activities. Interviews were scheduled throughout the day with a break for a tour and lunch with a student. My first interview lasted almost an hour and was great. The physician was very positive and left me feeling confident. The second one drilled me, so I'm not too sure how it ended up." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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