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  • Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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?

3

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 did you apply to Meharry?" Report Response

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

"How do you consider yourself disadvantaged?" Report Response

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

"Please explain your most significant pre-medical experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As a physician, how will you serve the underserved population?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will you finance your medical education?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, MSAR, and my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of students and staff. Cheap place to live. The city seems pretty live for relaxation on weekends." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"1) Fall semseter starts in June. 2) Class attendance is mandatory. 3) Tutoring is mandatory. 4) Classes last all day (8am-5pm). 5) Overall staff seems too ''maternalistic'' and doesn't seem to put trust in students' academic ability 6) It was surprising that the school claims to be focused on the underserved communities, but there is a lack of public health research. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The curriculum time format (starting in June, 8am-5pm lectures, and mandatory class attendance)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interaction with faculty and students was very positive. The curriculum turned me off." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

BNA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

1 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Nashville-Airport

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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