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  • Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Macon
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?

9 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What was the last book you read?" Report Response

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

"Do you have family living in Georgia? (ie: How strong are your ties to Georgia?)" Report Response

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

"Tell me why you feel that you did so poorly on the MCAT?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How will you deal with the stress and amount of reading required in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If I told you that you needed to go back to school and take additional science courses and reapply next year, how would that make you feel and what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student doctor network, Mercer website, 2006-2007 medical school bulletin, internet med school questions, rural health statistics, spoke with 1st year student" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness and Biomedical Problems" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was no enough time to tour the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. With the preparation that I have done for the interview, I had no surprises. I still had questions, but nothing that I wish I had known ahead of time. Some people finished before lunch, interviewing at 10 and 11. Others had an interview after lunch." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Low stress, informative" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Pierce RD

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/27/2007

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

9 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?

7 out of 10

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