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  • University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Jackson
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

3

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 do you want to be a physician over another career choice (I'm currently out of school and working)." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What personality characteristics make you suited to be a physician?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Well, it was interesting to discuss the effects of the medical career on family life...chatted with one interviewer about her double doctor household." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What were my weaknesses in college -- do you want to explain weak points on your transcript?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studied website, read over AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Attitude of the physicians, students. Also great that it is the only teaching hospital in the state - for this reason, gets a good amount of funding for facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, a very positive experience. Very relaxed atmosphere; students seem to get a lot of hands-on experience and are quickly thrown into the mix after the first two years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2002

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