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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?

3 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What is the best/worst thing about your undergrad institution? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see medicine going?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What have I done today from waking up until I got here? Where do you see medicine going? Mainly typical, conversational stuff." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, really...a few about managed care issues, insurance and medicare stuff, etc., but nothing difficult if you know current events in medicine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't do a lot, honestly. Read the school's website, reviewed my application and research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was incredibly friendly and helpful. I had thought of UMC as kind of a safety school that i would attend if I had to, but now I realize that I would be so happy there. The office staff is so friendly and helpful, as are all the interviewers." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. The facilities are great, they are in the process of expainding, and the hospitals all seem really nice and well run. A very positive experience." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"UMC is a great place. Don't count it out as just a safety school because it is a good school. It does very well in residency matches because of the clinical experiences students gain; this is very important. I cannot say enough good about this school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"As I stated above, wonderful. Full of friendly and helpful people, and the school is better than I originally realized. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2002

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