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  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

Open file

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

"As an OOS student with no ties to USC Greenville, why did you choose this school?" Report Response

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

"To explain in detail how I went about founding a community service organization...Like step by step" Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Many 2nd generation physicians tend to have very negative and entitled attitudes about medicine. As the child of a physician, how to you plan to prevent this in yourself?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain you sub-par performance in _____ class (that I got a B in..didnt think it was that dig of a deal)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

No Response

What impressed you positively?

"(USC Greenville) Beautiful school. Even though they're new, they have been working with USC Columbia for ~10 years so have plenty of experience. Can predict step one score to within 1 percentile using test scores. The building is amazingly high tech, and almost every surface (tables, walls, glass dividers) can be written on with Expo markers. Student lounge with Playstation, exercise bikes, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"(USC Greenville) At the end of the day, its a new school. It is going places, but I cant go somewhere without a match list." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How friendly the students were" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Amazing school. It is going to be a major contender in the near future." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Hilton

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They put on a great presentation. No negative comments" Report Response

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