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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Tell me about a challenging moment in your life." Report Response

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

"Why Rochester?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you handle criticism?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you found out your friend was abusing drugs how would you deal with it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my four most meaningful experiences and AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Early clinical exposure, beautiful facilities, student friendliness, numerous global heath opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Long days (8am - 4pm). The city seems to be a bit isolated." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The group discussion was not just an Q&A. We were actually asked to engage in a conversation with the group about a particular subject." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved the school. Great program with various opportunities both locally and internationally. Everyone was very friendly and seemed happy to be there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Greater Rochester International Airport

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?

09/24/12

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?

5 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing. They were very friendly." Report Response

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