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Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

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)?

"Are you arrogant? (Same person who asked if I was anal) I'm not, but will someone really believe you if you say no to this question?" -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

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

"Why did you switch research labs? " -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So I see that you have some great grades...are you anal or something? (No joke)" -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My faculty interviewer got me into talking about ethics and cloning and all that garbage, but it was mostly my fault for bringing it up." -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Tried to sleep on the plane." -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is very awesome, and HST students are treated like better people, it seemed. But during the day they're all away at MIT so you don't get to meet many unless you come back at night. Boston is also a great city." -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that HST students are too distinct from NP students." -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Take the subway from the airport. www.mbta.com " -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was for HST. The faculty interview was open file at Mass Gen and the student was closed file at MIT. You can take the subway to and fro but they'll give you cab fare if you need it. You don't get to see the hospitals on the tour, so visit them in your free time. On the top floor of the library is a museum with Phineas Gage's skull, check it out. " -Posted 04/02/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2003

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