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  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 did your choose medicine?" Report Response

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

"Where would you like to be in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"If you don't get in this year, would you reapply and what would you do to improve your application next year " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none really - mostly general questions about myself and the path i've chosen" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked up their web page and browsed the school information. looked at this site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the small class size, friendliness of students. it was nice to eat lunch with current students and get some insight. everyone was very happy about their choice of school. the office staff were very nice and willing to answer any questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the associate dean didn't seem too friendly. some of the admissions committee mingled with themselves at "cookie time" instead of getting around and meeting us. we were told we'd know of a decision either way in about a week, but i haven't heard yet" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that every applicant wears black- including me! might would have worn a different color to stand out." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall, great. both interviewers were laid back and super nice" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2004

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