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  • University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Jackson
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 are your study habits?" Report Response

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

"Suppose you take your first med school tests and you are in the bottom half? What do you do? I said study harder. He said ok, 2nd tests and you are still in the bottom. What do you do differently? I said crank it up a notch. The correct answer was that there are some great doctors from the bottom half of the class." Report Response

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

"How do you feel about your MCAT score and academic performance?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had unlimited resources, how would you fix healthcare in MS." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you overcome any adversaties?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, reading up on HMO's, medicare, and other healthcare issues. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The intervieweres were really great. The students seemed like they enjoyed school. The hospitals are pretty nice for MS." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was not that great. Tour guides did not seem too eager to really sell UMC." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not too be too stressed. Be yourself. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was pretty good. Much more relaxing than I anticipated. It was definitely positive. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Cabot Lodge Millsaps

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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