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  • University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Jackson
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

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)?

"Where in your high school class did you graduate and out of how many? What was your ACT score?" Report Response

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

"If you had to pick the single biggest influence on your decision to become a doctor, what would it be?" Report Response

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

"What is the hardest part of being a patient? (I answered fear of the unknown and not understanding treatment or prognosis). Then he asked: With that in mind, what would you do to help patients with those challenges?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I didn't really get any of the ''off the wall'' questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you could go back and change anything you have done, what would it be? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, mock interview, talking with friends who had interviewed at this school in the past." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers are great...it was not nearly as stressful as I anticipated. They were nice and genuine. They were also encouraging but honest. Also, the secretaries in the front office are great. They make you feel at ease before the interviewing process begins." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the facilities need some work, but there is an entire new wing to the hospital that is very nice." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To not be intimidated of Dean Case. He interviews everyone, and I was most uptight with him. You just have to go in confident and yourself." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, this was a very good experience. I was impressed with the people and think I would like going to med school here. The day was actually more fun than it was stressful." 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Cabot Lodge

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2007

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

7 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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