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  • Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Huntington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

55 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)?

"What led you to want to be a doctor? What will you do if you don't get into MUSOM?" Report Response

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

"How did the MCAT go and how did you prepare?" Report Response

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

"Leadership role? so you play the guitar? What was the last book you read? tell me about it? (all stuff that was on AMCAS)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about an experience where something bad happened or you had a struggle, and how did you deal with it or overcome it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In 4 sentences, why should admissions take you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock Interview. Answered sample questions well in advance. Practice out loud with myself. Help from family. Read over AMCAS and essays written." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly everyone was. Cindy and the two interviewers were very helpful in providing information and answering questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I did not get a full tour of the school and the neighboring buildings. I was just given the description; it would have been nice to be given an official tour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How laid-back the interview would be. I was freaking out beforehand, but the friendly atmosphere was encapsulating; then I felt comfortable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't freak out. It's more like a conversation. Have fun and be yourself." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2008

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Awesome experience. Water provided. School info in folder and MUSOM blanket given to each applicant" Report Response

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