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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
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?

6 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?

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 experience so and so..." Report Response

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

"Where else have you applied?" Report Response

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

"What's your family like?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Real life patient scenario, have to come up with a solution. Great creative thinking exercise." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over school website, researched Missouri healthcare issues (rural care, stem cells, etc.)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"fitness center. PBL. weather and columbia- beautiful and temperate. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"school size, lack of diversity in patient population." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the cost of tuition would be so high for non-residents, and the school offers very few scholarships. almost all financing comes from loans. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very low-key. Two faculty interviews in the morning, along with a financial aid presentation. A tour and lunch with a med student afterwards, with three other applicants. The tone was very casual, and everyone made you feel comfortable. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

STL

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?

10/15/2006

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

6 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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