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  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine-Memphis
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Memphis
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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

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)?

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"What was your favorite class and why?" Report Response

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

"Where did you apply for undergrad? Why did you choose your school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Will you get a dog in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The questions weren't too difficult; however one of my interviewers did grill me a lot about my research" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, Studentdoctor.net, read over AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All the students were super enthusiastic. Especially the fourth years, who are having a lot of luck in the search for residency programs. There is an incredible amount of clinical exposure as well. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of organization of the interview day. I ended up having ~2hrs of downtime. I got to sit in on a class, but there was not much else to do during this time." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The UTMemphis trauma center is the 2nd busiest trauma center in the country. Wow!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"met at 830 am, had introduction/opening words. Then had a lot of down time (a little over 2 hours!). Then had a tour of the General Education Building by two second year students. Then had lunch with 2nd and 4th year students, which was really laid back and where we were able to ask any questions in a stess-free environment. Then had a tour of the hospitals with two 4th year students. Then I had two 60-minute interviews with PhD professors. A LOT of walking is involved.. so wear comfy shoes" 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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2007

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

6 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?

8 out of 10

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