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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me about your research in (X)." -Posted 10/31/2007 | Report Response

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

"Issues about public health and justice" -Posted 10/31/2007 | Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself...How will you contribute..." -Posted 10/31/2007 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Long talk about my research" -Posted 10/31/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing unusual." -Posted 10/31/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read about the school and spoke to many people who attend(ed) it; also spoke to a handful of faculty." -Posted 10/31/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"You can't beat the access to Boston hospitals. The facilities reflect the astronomical endowment they get. " -Posted 10/31/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The sense that the students there are the best of the best. While Harvard attracts students who can attain high marks, I found many of them difficult to talk to. I do not think these are the type of people I want as classmates. The school is too comfortable in the knowledge that 80% of their acceptances choose to attend. It is a smug place." -Posted 10/31/2007 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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