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  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine-Memphis
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Memphis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

40 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)?

"He asked about my research activities." Report Response

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

"Asked how much of a percent of the student body gets involved in an organization I'm a leader of (1%?). Then he asked me the amount of undergrads at UT (4-5000?). Then said, "so there's only about 10 people per graduating class?" (oops)" Report Response

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

"what kind of ethical issues do you plan to come across as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what kind of ethical issues have you dealt with before? have you dealt with any in the medical field?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what kind of ethical issues have you dealt with before? have you dealt with any in the medical field? - should have been prepared for that one, but I wasn't" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, SDN, read the paper, write out qualities about myself (strengths and one weakness, etc.)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the amount of hospitals in the VERY near vicinity. The diverse amounts of rare cases you'll see during your rotations." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The GED where you spend your first two years in classes is kinda ugly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that my first interviewer would be so concerned about ethical issues. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Altogether a great day. Mr. Strother and Mrs. Harris are the two nicest people I've met in my interviews thus far. Med students seemed really happy there. My first interviewer seemed to be a bit hard on me (you don't know what GFR is??? its the glomerular filtration rate! --oh yeah, I knew that), but still nice to talk to. Second interviewer was really nice and laid back." 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?

4-6 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?

10/05/2009

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?

10 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?

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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Everyone's interview should be around the same time, to make it a bit more organized" Report Response

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