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  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

3

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)?

"This interviewer focused a lot on my future career goals. We talked briefly about my previous research, and how I would tie my future research interests into a career as a physician scientist." Report Response

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

"This interviewer asked a lot of questions regarding my current research (which is not the focus of my future career interests). He also asked a lot of questions probing some of interests listed on my AMCAS, seeing how I fit together into one coherent story. Fun conversation." Report Response

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

"Great conversation with this interviewer that was research heavy. He is one of the founding fathers of a niche in the field I am interested in. We actually went over time by maybe 30m. Research, research, research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Being much older than the typical applicant, you will be almost 40 when you finish all your training (including residency, fellowship, etc). What are your thoughts on that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, reviewed my publications, primary, secondary." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The preclinical curriculum. They are really proud of it, and for good reasons. Really quite impressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"The current students here are a really cool bunch. Laughed a lot when meeting/talking to them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

No Response

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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2012

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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