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  • Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Greenville, NC
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Describe yourself in one paragraph." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What motivates you to keep applying to this school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe yourself in one paragraph. (which wasn't too hard)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I bought a new suit and read over my application materials. Prior to that, I obtained an EMT certification, did more volunteer work, got a job running a medically related .com from a urology office, attended Urological conferences around the nation. Basically anything I could to strengthen my application and keep my foot in the door. :)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is very friendly there. All faculty members are interested more in the character of the applicant instead of just a bunch of numbers on page. Every time I've had a tour by the students, I've never heard any negative comments about the school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. The school is a perfect fit for me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This was my 3rd time through the process. No surprises here :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is my 3rd time applying to Brody so I was pretty familiar with the staff and the facilities. This year they served us lunch too (which is surprisingly good) :) Both interviews are closed file and they are basically looking to get to know you. You will spend the majority of your time discussing your experiences and how they relate to medicine. Normally they ask me what I am going to do if I am not accepted. This year they never asked me that, rather they asked why I was so tenacious in my pursuit of a medical career. The majority of the class are reapplicants so I felt very good about my interviews this time around. Both people I interviewed with were quality individuals and I never once felt uncomfortable. This is a great school. Many people say that there is nothing to do in Greenville but it's really just like Wilmington 5 years ago. In conclusion, compared to other schools you'll interview at, you'll find the most comfortable interview environment here." Report Response

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