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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

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)?

"Why Mizzou?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

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

"You have five uninterrupted minutes to sell yourself to me, starting now." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If we had socialized medicine in the US, would you deny payment as a government official for any procedures?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Insurance has denied an expensive, but more effective therapy. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"PBL is very well integrated into curriculum and students are enthusiastic about its use." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"M-1 PBL labs feel like a jail cellblock. Program is very inbred (~50% from Mizzou undergrad, ~50% stay at Mizzou for residency)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is very little good financial aid for anyone. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two one hour interviews with practicing physicians at the hospital. Both have read over your AMCAS and your secondary so know what you wrote. Be prepared to reason through a few clinical ethics dilemmas. If the two evaluations of you disagree, you will get a third late interview. There also is a tour, lunch, and brief one-on-one meeting with a financial aid representative." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

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?

11/20/2006

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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