5 out of 10
At the school
"Why Harvard? Followed by how does that make us different from other schools? I hated this question because I thought the same thing while I was preparing for the question."
"Tell me about yourself. Can this get anymore open-ended?"
"Explain your research to me like I was very young or very old and had a limited science background."
"If an Admissions committee member met your mom on the street, how would she describe you?"
"Why medicine? I overanalyzed the question. I prepared for the why do you want to be a doctor question which is closely related to this one but they are not the same."
"read the interview feedback on this site; asked my third year host about HMS; tried to remain calm and personable."
"the other students who were being interviewed were friendly and funny. i also liked the countway lib."
"the cold weather."
"how chill the HMS students seem to be. "
"My interview with the student was great. My interview with the faculty member might have cost me an outright acceptance. The faculty member was hard to read so I have no idea how that one went."