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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?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What do you think about HMOs? (e.g. TennCare) How can we get the legistlature to support them more (reimbursements, etc.)?" Report Response

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

"Why UT-Memphis?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you didn't pursue a career in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever traveled outside of the country? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A 15-year-old pregnant girl walks into your office and asks for an abortion. Do you give her one? (I'm pro-life.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Checked out the website; I couldn't find any feedback, and there aren't any former students from my school at UT." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was amazed at the amount of opporunities for clinical work, even in the first year, through the LCP program, at several hospitals. The students were enthusiastic and seemed very happy. The faculty was noted for doing all they could to help students succeed, and we were invited to attend class and see the gross anatomy labs. Everyone was EXTREMELY nice; I haven't received such wonderful treatment at any other school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. The weather was nasty, but the staff apologized to us about it (as if they could help it)! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Out-of-state students will pay double tuition for four years instead of being able to declare residency (from the TN legislature, not the school)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I interviewed with a student, who was extremely complimentary of my record, and felt like I had made a new friend. That was their "alpha" (academic) interview, and I had been expecting to be grilled. The Ph.D interviewer was a little more tough on me, but he wrote down almost every word I said. I could tell that he really wanted to get a total picture of me to present to the rest of the committee." Report Response

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