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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Mercer has a specific mission. How have you demonstrated your commitment to that mission?" 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)?

"How do you see yourself providing health care to the underserved?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Demonstrating the commitment to Mercer's mission." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read AMCAS and secondary application, healthreform.gov, NY Times" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the students was contagious. They really seemed to enjoy Mercer, its program, their success within the program, the supportive faculty, and the independent study style." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were unremarkable. For such a high tuition, I thought they would have more technology and nicer facilities. The library was unimpressive. We never saw the anatomy lab." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think this was a perfect example of how important the interview process is for both the student and the school. So much of the application process is abstract, and an interview really makes things tangible and realistic. The interviewee truly gets to see if this is where he/she wants to study medicine. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

10/15/2009

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?

5 out of 10

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

2 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?

9 out of 10

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