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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why do you want to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you think is the biggest problem in healthcare today?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any family in South Carolina?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could invite three people (living or dead) to dinner, who would they be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What specific benefits do you see yourself getting from being a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read these interview feedback thingies" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone there seemed really laid-back and friendly and genuinely excited to meet me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that I was going to be the only one from the west coast." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"First we all had lunch (yummy!) with a few med school students and then we were taken to a room and given a short presentation on what to expect. Then, I was guided to each of my 30-min interviews. After that, we met with all of the members of the admissions committee for ''cookie time.''" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

CAE

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn City Centre

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2006

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?

4 out of 10

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