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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"questions about life-style, how you handle stress and what you do to prepare" Report Response

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

"some about past community service activities and community involvement" Report Response

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

"why I want to be a doctor when there are more "easier" avenues in health care" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could be any kitchen appliance what would you be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none were very difficult, they just required honest answers and they really want to get a good look at your character" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed my application, looked over this site, USC SOM website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the people are AWESOME, the 4th years truly love their school and they have lots to say. Everyone was open to ANY question you may have, and I was extremely impressed by how successful the 4th years were in terms of Residency placements and their interviews... they were all over the country." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really, the tour guide couldn't open some of the "coded" doors, but it was more humerous." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"it is COMPLETELY LAID BACK, the admissions committee is extremely friendly and love conversation." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great day, started with lunch with students that answered all our questions, moved to a room to hear the chair of the ad. com. speak.. very nice speaker, two interviews spread out on campus, coke and cookies with the ad. com, financial aid speaker, then its over. Very enjoyable, charming campus" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/12/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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