Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 Harvard?" -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

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

"What makes you special?" -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

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

"Do you want to work in an underserved community?" -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you want the epitaph on your gravestone to say?" -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What, about yourself, do you take particular pride in?" -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Perused both the website, and the admissions viewbook. I also outlined some things I would include in answering the usual questions--why Harvard? why medicine?" -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I expected the students to be elitist and inexorably snobbish; however, much to my delight, they were totally cool! Everyone there seemed perplexed as to how they got accepted in the first place. " -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I think I expected a little more as far as the food, lol, but it's alright I guess :)" -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known how friendly everyone was going to be...if anything, that's what caught me off guard the most." -Posted 03/04/2007 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a wonderful time...it just kind of sucks that they interview so many people because you know that your chances of admission are less than one-third after getting an interview. Alas...Harvard is very random in who they choose, so it's hard to gauge just how well I did. " -Posted 03/04/2007 | 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 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?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$501+

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //