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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"What do you think about the current health care bills in the House and Senate? What "public options" are currently available." Report Response

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

"Teach me something. It can be non-science/non-medicine, just teach me something." Report Response

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

"Why do you think you'll be a good fit amongst the profession?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain the Frank-Starling mechanism." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you think you'll be a good fit amongst the profession?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview feedback, read over my application (primary and secondary), talked about my answers to questions I "knew" were coming with my wife." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. MU is my number one for a variety of reasons but I feel the school has a polish to it that I don't get from other schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was disappointed that the Dean of Admissions was unable to meet with us and also disappointed in how much they tried to sell the clinical simulations building." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Who I was interviewing with on that day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The process and interviews are very relaxed. Everyone seemed warm, friendly and open about the process and their role in it. This has to be one of the most laid back interview processes in the nation." 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

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

I live in Columbia, so this is not applicable to m

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2009

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?

10 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?

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?

8 out of 10

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