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  • Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Macon
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?

7 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)?

"How'd you arrive at the decision to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why Mercer?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"He quoted a part of one of my rec letters & asked me to interpret why I thought the writer said that." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None - interviews were both very casual, comfortable, and more conversational than I expected." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, information they sent us (curriculum), AMCAS, secondary, studentdr interview feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were REALLY passionate about Mercer and the curriculum. They looked at everything positively, but still answered our questions very honestly. Small class size, so all the students know each other and their profs fairly well. Also, they showed us a real cadaver. It was awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. We didn't get a tour of the hospital, which would have been cool, but the hospital cafeteria food was good at least!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The staff was very nice and willing to help with anything. They all kept saying to be nice to everyone, including custodians, because word gets around!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2009

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?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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