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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"I am interested to hear your reflections on the current healthcare crisis and legislation." Report Response

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

"Tell me about all of the places you've traveled to." Report Response

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

"If you were in my position, what would you consider to be the credentials of a strong applicant?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your favorite professional tennis player? (I am an avid tennis player)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me something about yourself that is not on your application." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS and secondary app, healthreform.gov, pre-med advisors, outside sources (students, current physicians, and students who have interviewed in the past couple of years)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The cordial nature of everyone, from faculty and staff to students. Everyone was very accommodating." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The size of the school is unimpressive, but other than that, everything was really amazing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"As far as the process of the interview goes, they were very good about detailing it to us. But, in regards to my interview, I'd say I wish I knew that they were going to pick out certain weaknesses in my application (including something from a letter) and asked me what I thought about each thing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wonderful school, and I really hope I get in!!!!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2010

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?

8 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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