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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 family? What do your parents do? What do your sisters want to do?" Report Response

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

"What are some current issues in medicine that concern you?" Report Response

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

"If a patient of yours refused stem-cells (that were guaranteed to cure) for religious reasons, how would you handle the situation?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do your parents feel about you becoming a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your biggest weakness? (For some reason I drew a BIG blank and probably came across conceited)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, school's literature" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The majority of facilities. They were upgrading labs; library was nice, rec center was phenomenal. People were also very personable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lecture hall. It was a little run-down and not much leg room for those over 6'6'' like myself... a minor minor negative." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I interviewed with an M4. I would have had some different questions ready had I known this was gonna happen." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a good expereince. The interviews were very relaxed and relatively easy; interviewers weren't intimidating at all. Columbia seemed like a nice city to live in. Basically, I came away liking about every aspect of the school more than when I went in." 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?

Out of 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Stony Creek Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/13/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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