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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?

5 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 was the most recent book you read for pleasure?" Report Response

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

"In light of the fact that you've been out of an academic setting for several years, how have you kept yourself informed of the current climate in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do you plan to do if you are not accepted to medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What experiences and lessons from your career as a high school teacher do you think will be most influential in your practice of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you are committed to primary care, why doesn't your shadowing experience reflect exposure to primary care clinical settings?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read various articles about potential interview questions. I also asked one of my recommenders to perform a mock interview with me. This was definitely a huge help because he cultivated a very realistic interview environment, and he gave me feedback on my responses." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Both of my interviewers were very collegial in their approach to the interview and made me feel as though we were having a conversation rather than an interrogation." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only negative experience I had was with the cafeteria at lunch time! I was given a voucher for a specific amount and the cashier gave me a hard time for purchasing something that was LESS than the amount of my voucher." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I'd known to prepare for a good bit of walking because I would've worn more comfortable shoes!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I left my interview experience even more excited about Mercer than before! Everything about my experience was positive, and I left knowing that it is where I want to complete my medical education." 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?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

09/23/2010

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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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