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  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 people per interview

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 is the one patient experience you have had that made you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"How would you describe the facilities of the ER you volunteered in?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if a patient of yours was noncompliant?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Let's say each thing you do in life represents a tomato plant and your life is the tomato garden. Time is your fertilizer and water. Would you try to let all survive but wilt a bit or let others die for some to thrive?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How have you changed as a person since applying the first time?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced questions and answers with others OUT LOUD." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness and helpfulness of students and faculty. Ultrasound facility. Laid-bac small school atmosphere" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How short interviews were actually." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That interview day starts at 12 noon not 11 am! haha" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Show your passion for medicine and why you want to be a doctor above all other professions. Be honest." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

No Response

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?

09/21/2011

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?

3 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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