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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?

2 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)?

"Why should the admissions commitee choose you?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and short commings?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"''It takes more than a thirst for knowledge to be a good doctor'' Please elaborate on this quote from your personal statement." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what do you fear most?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, General interview questions, reviewed Amcas Application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very small close knit campus, everyone was friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities are small and older" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had more questions prepared to ask the medical students" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day began with lunch with the medical students. Then we had a short orientation. Then We were escorted to two interviews. After the interviews we had ''cookie time'' where you chat with all of the members of the admissions commitee. We had a short presention about financial aid followed by a tour with a medical student. It was a nice interview experience. Both of my interviewers were engaging and polite." 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?

0-1 hour

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?

01/31/2007

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

4 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?

5 out of 10

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