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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia, MO
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 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?

Open file

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

"All questions related to my file. (Other than the obvious "why medicine?" questions.) It was less like an interview and more like they were just trying to get to know me. VERY low stress." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"I want to work in an underserved area. My interviewer asked my how, being a good student, I will deal with being (relatively) underpaid to some people with less altruistic motivations." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"none were too difficult." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my AMCAS, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Loved the PBL curriculum (I got to sit in on a session and it was amazing!), everyone was friendly, enthusiastic, and personable" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"out-of-state tuition...ouch There also happened to be a murder in Columbia right before my interview day, police were around asking questions (I was told this is pretty unusual for Columbia.)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I could sit in on a class, that I could walk to the bookstore and food court area before my tour and interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved this school. I was really expecting not to like it after reading the comments on this site, but I loved everything about it (except the non-res tuition). PBL seems great, the students, faculty, and staff were all amazing, and I felt more comfortable than I have at any other interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?


About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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