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  • Harvard Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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?

Closed file

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

"How do you think people on the West and East coast are different?" -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

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

"What have you done since graduation?" -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

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

"How did you decide you wanted to go into medicine?" -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Since I had traveled around a lot, I got a lot of questions during my interview about my impressions of different places compared to others." -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing seemed stressful - both my interviews were more like conversations. I was allowed to decide what I wanted to really talk a lot about." -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Not enough, unfortunately. I read everything Harvard mailed to me and practiced some possible interview questions." -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. My host was amazing and both my interviewers were really cool." -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"All the construction going on near Vanderbilt Hall." -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have been more confident and known more specifically about the New Pathways curriculum. I also wished I had known just how much free time I would have between activities. (First interview: 10:00, second: 4:00)" -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everything was great. I was really nervous duing the first interview but eased up enough to really enjoy the second." -Posted 07/06/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/25/2002

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