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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

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)?

"How would you fix the national healthcare crisis?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about x experience." Report Response

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

"If a person had a living will that said to cut-off life support if vegetative/brain dead, but the family did not want that person to die, would you still pull the plug? (not exact wording)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It seems like everyone has a course that they would have loved to take, but it didn't fit in their schedule. What course do you wish would you could have taken and why? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where does Mizzou stand in your rankings?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my AMCAS, browse SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"PBL seems to be a very strong and useful approach to learning that the other students enjoyed. The athletic center is unbelievable! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had an aggressive interviewer that seemed to challenge me on whether I would even consider accepting an offer from Mizzou. I didn't like feeling singled-out for having an application above their averages. Also, my interview day lasted late (until 6:30 pm), but that was very circumstantial and my last interview was very enjoyable (1.5 hours worth!) " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it went very well. Most of the interviews are very conversational and very pleasant. I had one interview that was a bit aggressive, but not in demeaning me....more in recruiting me..." 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?

4-6 hours

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?

12/15/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

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