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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Tell me about a patient who has influenced you." Report Response

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

"Where do you intend to practice medicine (type of area, what state, etc)" Report Response

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

"Describe a difficult experience you've been through and how you dealt with it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So how about that Georgia - Florida game last weekend?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why become a doctor rather than a nurse?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through the school curriculum (which they email you), thought about possible interview questions, didn't stress too much." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The BMP curriculum. I went into the interview with a negative-leaning opinion of it and came out with a largely positive view of it and with a strong desire to want to attend the school. Also, the M2's who gave the tour were extremely friendly and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities, though new (they've recently moved into a new building in Savannah) feel a bit disconnected. The individual study/classrooms are nice though. The Dean also said they are hoping to start construction on a new med school building in the next 4 years." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not much - it was very relaxed and well organized. I was surprised to learn that, though the average grades/scores of incoming students may be a bit lower than other schools, their board scores are well above average - shows that the curriculum seems to be very effective!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very positive experience, especially for my first interview." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/1/11

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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