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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?

4 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?

55 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)?

"Tell me about your family. " Report Response

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

"What are your extracurricular activities?" Report Response

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

"Why Mercer?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kinds of adventures have you been on in your life? (In reference to a statement I had made about my parents supporting me through all my adventures.) " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So then what are you going to do when your pediatric patients grow up? (It was strange - Like a challenge, but confusing, because it didn't seem like a problem to me...)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, read AMCAS and supplemental, practice questions " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the staff and students and the PBL curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were pretty underwhelming... And my second interviewer kept interrupting me. I could hardly answer her questions. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was impressed by the interview. It was low stress and VERY informative. They give you every opportunity to have your questions answered. I really would have liked to see more of the hospital. We ate in the cafeteria, but it would have been nice to take a tour. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Friends or family

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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