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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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's the last movie you saw?" Report Response

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

"Seeing as your from Penn State, do you think you could ever root for the Pitt Panthers?" Report Response

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

"Typical strengths/weaknesses question (I HATE this one)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So I saw a speech the Rendell (PA's governor) gave about health care, malpractice lawsuits, and insurance rates. In light of all these issues, why would anyone want to get into medicine? (Asked by the student interviewer)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Pitt's website, reread my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"curriculum, all the students seem happy" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Scaife Hall is showing its age" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"All the buildings connect, and it's like a maze....VERY easy to get lost so ask for directions in advance or for an escort!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"VERY positively....I am from Pittsburgh and love the area and now the school as well :-)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/07/2003

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