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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?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"So what makes you want to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to apply to Meharry?" Report Response

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

"What extracurricular activities demonstrate your preparedness for medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How're you going to finance your studies, being from Canada" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I can't really think of any." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this website a lot. Read papers, Talked to past interviewees. Relaxed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How nice the people are at Meharry and in Nashville. These guys stop to say hi to interviewees. They make you feel at home. Their lecture rooms are quite high-tech, with power-point presentations e.t.c Everyone has a laptop to take notes quicker." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much. They don't have a recreational facility. Transportation is darn expensive in the city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nasville experiences torrential downpours that are very short lasting. I should have gone with an umbrella" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very pleasant experience overall. I travelled all the way from Winnipeg to Nasville for the interview, but suprisingly I didn't feel stressed at all. The admissions staff were very nice and put everyone at ease in the begining when we got there. Each applicant had a different schedule depending on what time their particular interviews were supposed to be. Everyone had lunch at the same time with 3 first year and 1 second year med student. This gave each of us the opportunity to ask them unique questions, and get the answers from the student perspective. We got to know how life was like on Campus, what parts of the city to live in e.t.c There was lot of time in between the interviews; this was useful for me because I could explore the college on my own, I didn't even get to see everything that sparked my interested. My fellow interviewees were really nice people and this heightened the great experience. I got to meet people from all over the states and made some friends. I'd definitely recommend Meharry to any prospective medical student. And hey, it is a HBC too. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

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