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  • East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Johnson City
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?

35 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 your family." Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"How did you juggle pre-med with a non-science major?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have a boyfriend?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will you deal with potentially having a family and being a doctor at the same time?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read the website, reread my AMCAS, secondary app, and my personal statement. All the interviewers have is your personal statement, so make sure you can talk about it." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The come-on-in-you're-welcome-here aura." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't stress! It will be your easiest interview day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first interview was with a student. She was a bit stressed with a test coming up, so we didn't talk long. She was easy to talk to, even though we didn't have a ton in common. My second interview was with a faculty member. She and I hit it off and talked for the full allotted time. She asked more personal questions, and at first I was caught a bit off guard. She really wanted to know who I am, which I appreciated. I was concerned because I'm not a Tennessee resident, but they made sure I felt at home." Report Response

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