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  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

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 Medicine? Why USC?" Report Response

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

"What is the worst thing you have ever done? What is the best?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are a doctor in an ER. A car is hit by a drunk driver. A family comes in (Father, Mother, 7 yr-old Daughter). You can only save two of the three. Which two do you chose and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You visit one of the two people you saved (I picked mother and daughter). The mother asks you if you could have saved her husband if you had not treated her. What do you tell her?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"USCSOM Website. SDN Interview Feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Ultrasound equipment. Dedicated teaching faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Columbia. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One interview by a faculty member. One by a faculty member and an M-II. Later interviewers will only have the M-II in the second interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2009

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?

1 out of 10

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

1 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Online Secondary." Report Response

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