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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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)?

"is there anything in your application you wish you could change" Report Response

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

"tell me about yourself, your volunteer experience" Report Response

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

"have you ever had an opportunity to be the care giver" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Twenty years ago an orhtopedic surgeon wrote an editorial on whether or not physicians should be required to operate on patients with AIDs since at that time, glove punctures were common during orthopedic surgery. Give me both sides of this ongoing ethical debate and tell me which side you would take." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Trace your life for me and tell me how the "you" of the big picture translates into the "you" of today and how that makes you want to be a doctor." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site, BU website, read my app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the friendliness of my interviewer. He seemed genuinely interested in what I had to say and getting to know me, rather than trying to trip mr up or ask hard questions" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"cost, and we didn't really get to talk with the students for very long" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2003

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