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  • University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Jackson
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Ethics Questions: "Your in the E.R. and you have two patients who are dieing. One patient had assaulted a child, spent his time in jail and was now out on parole. The other patient was a fine upstanding citizen. Both had an equal chance of survival if you treat them...but you only have time to save one, which one do you save and why." "Do you think that medicine is a privledge or a right. Why?" "Someone once said, that there would be no need for rules if men could maintain their integrity. What does this mean?" - it was something like this.. "What is the most important Human Right to you..and why?"" Report Response

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

"Regular Questions: "How is your research going?" "What has been the most difficult part of your research and what is something new that you have learned from it" "How is your research applicable to Mississippi?" (I do renal research) "What is your strength/Weakness?" "Do you think there should be an honor code?..why?" "What does Integrity mean to you?" "What was your undergraduate/Graduate GPA?" (Two interviewers opted to not see my file until after the interview) "What do you think of Diversity?" "Do you ever find working with someone of a different culture difficult?" "Have you ever experienced or heard racial comments? How did they make you feel?" "What is your support structure like?" "How does your wife push you to be better?" "What did you do to increase your MCAT scores from last year?" (I am a reapplicant) "What cell type do you take most for granted?" (Not sure if this was a research related ? or not...) " Report Response

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

"Ice Breakers: "What is the last movie you watched?" (My answer was Zombieland and the interviewer got a good laugh out of it. Though, it wasnt the best for making conversation) " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""How is your research applicable to Mississippi?" - It connected some dots for me and really made me think. Thanks for asking it Dr. Case." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""What cell type do you take most for granted?" - This one caught me off guard...I said skin because it seems to take care of itself pretty well...(lame ..i know)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I have been practicing my whole life..just being me." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone does a great job at keeping the stress low. Interviewers seemed excited about having the oppertunity to talk with you. M4 tour guides were awesome. Both were knowledgable and answered questions honestly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Honestly...nothing." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/09/2009

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?

"Ya'll are awesome. Keep doing what your doing." Report Response

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