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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What are you doing now?" -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

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

"Why are you deciding to apply to medical now if you like your job so much?" -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

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

"Walk me through your four years at college? If there was something you could change, what would it be?" -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What has been the most negative moment in your life? What has been teh most positive?" -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, school webiste, stayed with student host" -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The general happiness of the students there. They were trully happy and you could tell. The kind of activities that the students did or were going to do. One is planning a trip to Cuba. The clean, airy nature of the building. Oh, and the relative free time they had. When I was there (i stayed 2 nights), my host did not crack open a book and she had a job." -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cold weather. And, I'm not that big a fan of Boston" -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That HMS students are chill and like to have fun. There are student interviewers. " -Posted 02/09/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome! I had such a great time here. Everyone was so supportive and nice. The other interview candidates were all generally down-to-earth and cool. I stayed for an extra night and went into Boston Friday night with some first years--they know how to have a good time :) " -Posted 02/09/2005 | 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 was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$201-$300

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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