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  • Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself? Why did you chose to go into medicine? What are some of the biggest problems facing health care today?" Report Response

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

"What do you do to relax? What are your hobbies? What do you plan to do to fulfill the schools mission?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you didn't get into med school? Is anyone in your family in the healthcare field?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What other schools did you apply to? What is your MCAT? GPA?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, spoke to Meharry student, re-read AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people were very friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lunch was tiny. At the beginning, they tried to act that the lunch with the students was going to be informal, then they turned it in to an interview. The school does not have a lot of financial resources and the facilities look sort of worn down. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Lunchtime with the students will be an interview. The 3 interviews counts for 1/3 of your overall admissions score." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt iffy about the whole interview visit. The people were nice, but the interview day seemed a bit unorganized. Nashville seemed like a nice place and it is an inexpensive city to live in. We had a chance to sit in on a lecture and all of the students were talking, passing notes, eating, playing games on their laptops, and all in all not engaged in what was being said. They were all just there because attendance gets taken during lecture (something that I've never heard of at a med school). Come with quesitons about the school b/c they all give you a lot of time to ask about the school" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

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