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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What book have you read recently?" Report Response

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

"Have you done research and do you want to do it here? (they are a big research school)" Report Response

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

"Tell me more about (thing from PS)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What field of medicine are you interested in and how positive are you that that is what you want to do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced with pre-med adviser, read about the school online, met with a MS2 the day before, paid attention during the tour." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The UPMC system is amazing! There are so many clinical opportunities immediately on campus, but they also have international hospitals and hospitals throughout the nation for students to take advantage of." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I found nothing that really made me not want to attend." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known how laid back it would be. I was more nervous than I needed to be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers were extremely nice and just cared about getting to know me. The information they provided to students was very valuable." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

11/7/2012

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Interact more with the interviewees, other than just handing out name-tags and copying pictures." Report Response

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