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  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charleston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 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?

3

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)?

"General why medicine, what you like/dislike about healthcare reform" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest strength/weakness?" Report Response

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

"What extracurriculars are you involved in, what do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your conversation piece? (wanted to know a hobby or particular interest, just phrased it like this)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your solution for childhood obesity? Not a very difficult question but I was a little surprised by it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went through SDN interview questions and made talking points about questions I thought were most relevant & looked up info on the school as well as healthcare reform & other issues in medicine" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the admissions staff, medical students, and interviewers" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The HEAT. It was extremely hot and my interviews required me to walk to different buildings on campus. So make sure you hit the bathroom to freshen up before you walk in for an interview if you've been walking around." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to worry about the interviews, it was an absolutely stress free, impressive day!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"MUSC is a great school and the interview day was fantastic. The interviewers simply wanted to know who I am outside of my application rather than grilling me with really hard questions. Each one of them were very friendly and personable." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn on Bee St.

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2010

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"It was a perfect day, nothing needs to be changed." Report Response

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