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  • Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Greenville
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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?

Closed file

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What healthcare-related volunteering have you done?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What volunteering have you done outside of the medical field?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"No off-the-wall questions." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Where else are you applying/interviewing? Difficult only because I feel it may hurt my chances of getting in at ECU." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the admissions brochure, looked up the curriculum and other information on the website, talked to friends that go to school there, read over my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly staff/students/faculty, nice facility linked with the hospital, good, cheap food at the cafeteria...definitely would be a more affordable lifestyle than at many other schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the students giving the tour was spouting statistics that I know aren't true ("over 50% of the students go into family medicine"), so I felt I had to take everything he said with a grain of salt. The other student that gave us a tour/escorted us to lunch was very friendly and helpful, though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Well, I wish the website would post more information about the curriculum - it's ABCF, traditional class-based schedule, full days. No big deal since I got to ask about it at the interview though." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Informative, friendly, informal/lower-stress interviews. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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