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  • Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"Why medicine" Report Response

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

"Why Meharry" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do I think its better to be totally honest with a patient or be a healer?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Honestly... the questions werent that hard... very very basic stuff....But... I'll say "Name two diseases that are totally preventable"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, practiced with a friend, Reread my AMCAS application, Brushed up on my research" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nashville is a great city... lots of things to do there. Meharry is right in downtown too so its very close to everything. The school is older, but the facilities are nice.. it has two hospitals right on campus so you dont have to drive to a clinical. The faculty is very nice, and the students seem very tight knit. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The whole day was a little disorganized. There was no tour, we were told just to find the location of our interview, and then hang out until lunch... This can be good if you are outgoing... but if you arent you might have alot of time on your hands alone." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Meharry starts early... June 16th!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wonderful... The school is great. I wasnt expecting much and It blew me away. The interviewers were very friendly. The first interview I had engaged me in a conversation so it really wasnt even question/answer... so I liked that. The second interviewer was a little more question/answer but.... he was very friendly and seemed to care about what I had to say." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

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?

Mellenium Maxwell House

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

8 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?

10 out of 10

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