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  • Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Augusta
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Tell me about what you are doing now (since I'm not in school)." Report Response

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

"It was all open file, so every question was directly related to things I wrote in my AMCAS and MCG essays." Report Response

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

"Anything else that we haven't covered that you think I should know about?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Anything else that we haven't covered that you think I should know about? Probably because I honestly got to convey everything I wanted to in 45 minutes, and had to search for something else to bring up at the last minute." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about this one class that you took. (It was an english class I took my freshman fall of college and couldn't remember any of the books that we read, or papers we wrote...a bit of a throwback)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my published articles for review, SDN, looked over AMCAS and MCG essays, considered my answers to the token "why medicine" and "why mcg" though they were never asked" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"MCG Children's center, standardized pt program, happy students, good usmle pass rate, really cheap housing, 9 area hospitals" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"huge class size with plans to keep growing, sleepy town, next year the first years will be guinea pigs with a new curriculum (a better one, but still new)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"odds of getting in after an interview...1 in 2-3. Calms the nerves a bit once hearing that, whereas at some schools its 1 seat for every 7-10 candidates interviewed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"sounds like they have a quick turn-around in terms of letting us know after an interview. they contact everyone, whether accept/reject/ or hold within a few weeks" 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2008

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

5 out of 10

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