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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself. Let's start from the beginning, explain to me how you got to where you were born and raised to the present? Where did your desire to want to understand your culture more come from? " Report Response

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

"What do you do in your spare time? What do you like to read? How do you think the obesity epidemic in WV can be addressed? " Report Response

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

"Do you plan to retake the MCAT? What was your biggest obstacle with the MCAT? What has been your biggest academic challenge or obstacle as an undergrad? Where else are you applying?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Through all of your international traveling and volunteer work, what was the most impacting thing that you experienced or observed? How do you compare getting access to healthcare in the local WV community versus abroad internationally? What do you think contributes to this?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In one sentence, please sum up any points that describe you overall as an applicant or any information about yourself that you think I have not covered. If there was one thing you could do over in your life, what would you do over? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"answered lots of sample questions, SDN, practiced my responses out loud with family and friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how friendly everyone was, I got the option of receiving either a JCESOM blanket or gym bag" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that neither of my interviewers were going to be MDS (one was a business consultant, the other was the director of the center for rural health)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ramada

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2009

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

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

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

6 out of 10

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