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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

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

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

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

"Tell me about a time you showed responsibility. Tell me about a time you showed altruism. Have you ever been sick? What was that like? What are some characteristics of a good doctor? What are some characteristics of a bad doctor? " Report Response

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

"What is one of your strengths? What is one of your weaknesses? What is your support structure like? What do you think of diversity? How do you feel about your academic performance? Tell me about your study habits. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are on a team with 8 other students going in to see an AIDS patient. Your attending is not present and one student refuses to go in. How do you respond?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched possible interview questions at studentdoctor.net. Talked to other applicants that had already interviewed. Thought through responses for likely questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The process was much less stressful and intimidating than I was expecting. The interviews went very quickly." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Think about a few things that you want to tell your interviewers no matter what they ask you. Be sure to get your important points across explaining why you should be selected to attend UMC." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

7 out of 10

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