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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 is diversity important?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is altruism?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"How did you decide you wanted to go to medical school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"If you knew a fellow doctor in your practice was changing the books to get more money from Medicare, what would you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked at this website, at the questions, and mentally prepared myself." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They were very nice, and did not try to intimidate me at all. The one-on-one style really made it less stressful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really impressed me negatively." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There's really nothing to stress out about. I stressed way too much and it's really better just to be yourself." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You either have a morning or afternoon interview. If you're there in the morning, you have 4 time slots, 3 of which have individual interviews and one of which you use to get fingerprinted and have a picture made. Then, you meet up with the whole (morning and afternoon) group for lunch. The morning group is done after lunch, and the afternoon group has their time slots after lunch." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/04/2008

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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

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