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  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Little Rock
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why MD/PhD? Why not just MD? Why not just PhD?" Report Response

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

"Why Arkansas? Is moving a Problem?" Report Response

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

"Can you pay for this if not accepted to MD/PhD?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Recently some lawsuits have gone to a higher court regarding experimental medications and their availability to the public. Do you think such medications should be available to the public? ... long conversation from there" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you ever been to an ER? Do you know what race most of the people in the ER are?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, went over my application, checked out the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"UAMS has some great facilities. They are really focused on making great doctors (and researchers which is a huge plus for MD/PhD applicants =). They allow you to interact with standardized patients in the first year of school, and from what I understand you may request a standardized patient at any time if you would like to gain additional experience or practice before an exam." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I am from CA so of course this area is quite small and quaint. Personally this was not negative, but this could be a negative point to some people. So if you are looking for a lively diverse area, this probably is not the place for you." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"arrive at 8am, introduction by one of the directors, 9 am interview, tour around 10am, done by 11am! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

LIT

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?

Guest House Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/05/2007

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

8 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?

3 out of 10

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