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U Mississippi / PGY1
State: Mississippi
Positions: 3
Years: 3
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 243
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 252
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 44%

Applied, Received Interview:
00080, University of Virginia, Step 1: 252, Step 2: 243, AOA
00092, Anonymous, Step 1: 242, Step 2: 253
02671, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Step 1: 243, Step 2: 247
02674, Georgetown University, Step 1: 228, Step 2: 241
03071, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Step 1: 233, Step 2: 250
03837, University of South Carolina, Step 1: 244, Step 2: 261, AOA
03863, Anonymous, Step 1: 243, Step 2: 265, AOA
14009, Tulane University, Step 1: 247, Step 2: 245
14236, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Step 1: 248, Step 2: 246
14246, Anonymous, Step 1: 253, Step 2: 270, AOA

Applied, No Interview:
00178, Anonymous, Step 1: 233, Step 2: 255
00487, University of Wisconsin, Step 1: 216
02630, Anonymous, Step 1: 249
03176, University of Louisville, Step 1: 236, Step 2: 226
03583, Anonymous, Step 1: 237, Step 2: 230
03632, Wright State University, Step 1: 211, Step 2: 236
03682, Anonymous, Step 1: 238, Step 2: 238
03871, Anonymous, Step 1: 240, Step 2: 238

Interview Experiences
Very laid back. Nice people. 6 3-on-1 interviews. They test your stereovision in 1 of the interviews.
6 or 7 interviews (mix of 1 on 1 and 3 on 1). Very friendly faculty.
Program Advantages
Solid surgical numbers. Very very solid retina, one resident had 70+ vitrectomies. Brand new facilities
Brand new facilities. Facilities all right there. Great equipment. Very nice faculty. Lots of retina. Residents nice and happy.
Program Disadvantages
Jackson. If you're okay with the city, the program is definitely worth a look.