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

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 do you want to be a doctor?" -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about _________ clinical experience" -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

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

"How should I present you to the admissions committee? " -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The really was no interesting question. I think the interview was more about getting to know me more (talking about my activities...my experiences....what sets me apart from the other applicants)" -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No real difficult question." -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Harvard information packet, website, my apps, reviewing my paper " -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seemed really happy, the facilities are phenomenal, (18 affiliated hopsitals), very friendly admissions staff" -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There seems to be a lot of confusion about the required thesis project (no clear definition)...but the New Pathways Curriculm seems amazing" -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Driving in Boston is impossible!!!! " -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Meet with students, who talk about their experiences/adress questions An Dean of Admissions talks about the curriculm Interviews scattered throughout the day Lunch and a tour (my interview was during the tour) " -Posted 11/09/2006 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

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

$501+

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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