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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

1

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)?

"Why BU?" Report Response

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

"Are you holding acceptances elsewhere? (I said yes then asked if that was going to affect my chances, she didn't really answer)." Report Response

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

"What's your opinion on war with Iraq? (I don't think it was possible for me to have disliked George W. more than this interviewer did, basically that's all she talked about the entire hour)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's your opinoin of health care reform led by Majority Leader Frist? (I did not know the details of this and had to ask why it was controversial)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my AMCAS app. looked up some stuff on Boston and BU, check out their match list, pretty impressive." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The match list, the dean's opening and closing remarks, the 4th year students' ability to eat all the food before I even got to lunch!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My tour guide was too cocky." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The T goes everywhere in Boston except to BU Med. I'm now broke from paying for cabs. And there is no more expensive place to go and live in the whole U.S." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They need to work out something for more reasonable housing costs for their students. Also, the tour was confusing, I had no idea where I was the whole time. Some of the students spent more time tearing down Harvard then building up BU for us. Can we say defense mechanism??" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/31/2003

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