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  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine-Memphis
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Memphis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Why are you applying to UTHSC (as an out-of-stater)?" Report Response

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

"Are you sure you want to become a doctor? You can be sued for hundreds of thousands of dollar for a simple, honest mistake..." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research... What was your main hypothesis?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is your low MCAT writing score (N) a result of you not having taken a college-level English course?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What did you learn from the physicians you shadowed?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Nothing, I had already been accepted elsewhere, so I was just winging this one" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions office was extremely nice and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Campus was very old, and the hospitals (especially the Med) were honestly pretty scary places." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How far behind on the times UTHSC was. Starting this year, they will be implementing a new curriculum, and their clinical skills center just recently opened. Other med schools I visited have already had these changes in place for several years now." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

1 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

Friends or family

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?

01/19/2011

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

9 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Absolutely nothing. Dean Strothers and Ms. Harris are amazing. Diane even gave us her cell phone number on interview day in case we got lost." Report Response

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