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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Explain your research experience." Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths? weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why should we chose you over the other qualified applicants?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain your low MCAT scores." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, talking to current students there, mock interview, reviewed my AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Family atmosphere and you get all the perks of being at USC's main campus (tix to athletics, acess to new gym, etc)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school is tucked away from the Columbia night life." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews are pretty stress-free." 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?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

CLT

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/16/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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