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  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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)?

"What is your weakest point?" Report Response

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

"Given your high MCAT, explain your low undergraduate grades." Report Response

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

"What makes you more qualified than your competitors?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What should be done to fix the nation's healthcare crisis?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What should be done to fix the nation's healthcare crisis?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Familiarized myself with the curriculum." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The post-interview meet-and-greet with the entire admissions committee was useful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"One of my interviewers would be a prof I took immunology with here as a grad student." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My immunology prof grilled me extra hard. The other interview was pleasant and friendly. The admissions staff were helpful and cordial." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2005

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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