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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?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"How are you different from other applicants?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you choose your major ("it's unusual")?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Give me some examples of ways in which you have demonstrated good attendance and effective interaction in small groups, two attributes necessary for success at Rochester." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through materials and website, reviewed my application, mock interviewed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were *very* enthusiastic about the school and pretty laid back. The basic sciences are strictly pass/fail. The facilities are brand new and very user friendly. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviews was at the absolute opposite end of the hospital and it was really easy to get lost. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"More details about Rochester's double helix curriculum." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers were very friendly, but some of the questions were random and in one, we spent most of the interview on what seemed like a completely unrelated subject, so it's difficult for me to gauge how I did." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2003

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