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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

4

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"Name a responsible person and describe him/her." Report Response

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

"Where are you from? (My first two interviews were closed file)" Report Response

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

"What are some weaknesses of your undergraduate institution? What suggestions do you suggest for them?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What characteristics would you want your mother's doctor to have?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you saw a classmate cheating what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, Princeton Review's ''Best 168 Medical Schools'', reread my AAMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"-The interviewers offered advice for achieving my goals. -Dr. Case wasn't offended when I asked why UMC wasn't listed among US News' top 50 medical schools. -We viewed the simulation lab, checked the vitals of a manikin, and I intubated a manikin. -They gave us lunch. -We were given alarm clocks with the UMC logo. -Admissions staff escort you to each interview to make sure you don't get lost." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't have time to finish lunch. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They validate parking if you park in garage A." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"*Please note: I interviewed for MD/Ph.D. program* -Arrived at 8:00 for breakfast with MD/Ph.D. minority student -8:45 went to Dr. Case's office for interview schedule -9:00 first interview -9:30 second interview -10:00 Fingerpringing and photo 10:30 third interview (with Dr. Case) 11:00 Group exit interview (with Dr. Case) *3 other students rotate in each spot (interviews and fingerprinting until all have been to 3 interviews and have been fingerprinted) -11:30 lunch and campus tour with M3s, those who rotated with you and the four afternoon interviewees -12:00 Simulation Lab see manikins, etc -1:00 interview with Ph.D faculty -1:45 question session with MD/Ph.D students" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/11/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" Report Response

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