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  • Harvard Medical School
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  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"If you had the chance to make your case to the admission committee, what would you say to them to convince them that they should accept you?" -Posted 12/12/2011 | Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10/15/20 years?" -Posted 12/12/2011 | Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"In one interview (with a researcher), we talked very in depth about my research project and its applications. He asked me to discuss the pros/cons of using a particular approach over another. I have never been asked such engaging questions about my research, so I enjoyed it!" -Posted 12/12/2011 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"He had reviewed the list of courses I took and asked me about a criminology course from a few years ago. I was able to talk about it some, but it took a few minutes for things to come back to me so it felt like a more difficult question." -Posted 12/12/2011 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback site, school specific forum, school website (know the mission and curriculum style of the particular program you are interviewing for (NP/HST/MDPhD)), talking with students/host the night before." -Posted 12/12/2011 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviews went great, partly because my interviewers were really amazing! I was also super impressed by how friendly, welcoming, and down-to-earth the student body is!" -Posted 12/12/2011 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day is very unstructured, and you have to make an effort to find opportunities to meet with students." -Posted 12/12/2011 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you are being hosted by a student in Vanderbilt Hall, you could very likely spent the night on the floor :) It's not terrible, but I wasn't expecting it :\" -Posted 12/12/2011 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

No Response

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

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

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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