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  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Atlanta
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 think being more mature will be a disadvantage? How do you learn?" Report Response

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

"How did you prepare for the MCAT? I was asked some specific questions about my research experiences and about the papers I have published." Report Response

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

"What are your best attributes and what are your weaknesses? What is the last book you read? Why Morehouse? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what do you expect to get out of medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is Morehouse's mission? I was familiar with it but I could not quote it. I don't think he/she really expected me to be able to quote it but they just wanted to know if I was familiar with it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, Secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was impressed by the amount of experience that the MSM students get in their 3rd and 4th year. The way the students work together to help each other get through. If they start together they want to finish together." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was surprised that the students talked down about Grady. I thought working at Grady was going to be a good thing, however, the MSM students talked about it as if it was a bad thing. I was not anticipating that." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the students giving the tour have a vote or some type of influence on who gets accepted. The admissions committee votes the Monday after your Friday interview. I was very excited to hear this at least they will not forget us over the Christmas holiday." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is a great school looking for a very specific type of student. It does not really help to talk GPA or MCAT scores it is more about what experiences you have and what you wrote about in your secondary essay. This is not a safety school, unless you believe in the mission statement and they do what they can to figure that out." 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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