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  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charleston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"What do you feel is the status of healthcare today and how would you change it? Is healthcare a right or priv?" Report Response

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

"What is your opinion on abortion?" Report Response

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

"What are your weaknesses? Strengths?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too ''interesting''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked more than just the ''tell me about yourself question.'' I was asked about the status of healthcare, abortion, is healthcare a right or privelidge... then the standard strengths, weaknesses, why me.. etc... one guy, actually a student, grilled me pretty hard. The other was a teacher, and it was more just a conversation about me." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read at MUSC on the site, other interview examples of questions on other sites" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I like the school, the fact that they offer anatomy in the summer, and the way they do their testing schedule to get you ready for boards." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Housing is very expensive." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a good experience. I applied last year, and my experience was good then too. I was pretty much just asked to tell them about me. They weren't out to get you by any means. My 2nd interview this year with a student was a little more grilling, but they were questions you should have answers to in the back of your mind ''just in case.'' Nothing stumped me though." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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