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  • Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Macon
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Do you play any instruments?" Report Response

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

"What do you feel you will contribute to the PBL?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you feel you can contribute to the PBL curriculum." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Secondary, AMCAS, school website, spoke with faculty, and previous interviews helped me prepare. Came down the night before and got to the interview early to get familiar with the area." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of the staff and students, the facilities and hospital were very nice, the classrooms stood out as unique compared to large lecture halls I've seen, and the genuine happiness of the students there. They seemed to be a community there...all smiles." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Macon is not the ideal location but the students seem to make the best out of it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, any questions I had were answered in the welcoming time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It's difficult to pin point specific questions asked during the interview because they are formulated based on the info that you submit (AMCAS, secondary, LOR). I tried to put in a few of the general ones that were asked, but make sure to thoroughly review all of your submitted materials to see where questions will come from. Definitely know about the PBL curriculum." 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Hotel and Conference--THE WORST!!!!

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2008

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?

1 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I enjoyed the how up front Mary was about the process. They advise you that the students eating lunc" Report Response

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