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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?

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)?

"What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment and failure?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research experience here at the University of Tennessee?" Report Response

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

"What do you forsee being your biggest challenge, while attempting to become a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were not a doctor, and you knew a person who was just diagnosed with HIV, what would you tell them? And then right when I begain to speak, the interviewer started screaming (I'm Kill myself, I'ma kill myself!) At this point I was really thrown. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are some negative things about yourself? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read my AMCAS, read over things peopel wrote on SDN (which really helped), and I got a good night of sleep!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Memphis is such a great area to learn the practice of medicine. I was extremely excited to see how early you get practical experience. GREAT SCHOOL!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was nothing that negatively impressed me, but I will say that some of the rooms and things are a little outdated, but the school still has the state of the art technology." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known it was going to be such an ugly day, so far as weather. Also, I wish I would have known that Dr. Nutty will act like a fool during his interview!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started with us all meeting in the 910 building. After that Dr. Strother greeted us and let us have the continental breakfast (which isn't much, so eat befor eyou get there). Then Ms. Diane (the nicest woman in the world) showed us to our interview locations and gave us her cell phone number just in case we got loss in the huge medical center. After that you willhave your first interview, and then you will come back to the group for the tours, and then you will be back at the 910 building for an outbreifing. Then you will have your second interview. Then take your a$$ home. It was a great day!" 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?

4-6 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?

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?

11/07/2006

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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