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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Describe your research experience." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe a situation in which you or someone else faced an ethical dilema." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you matriculated to BU next year, how would you spend your free time?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a situation in which you or someone else faced an ethical dilema." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Perused my application, read Dean's report for BU, mock interview with my advisor." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Witzburg, the Associate Dean of Admissions, is very friendly and fun to listen to. He and the other faculty that we meet seem to really care about making the school the best that it can be for students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tuition! Housing is expensive too..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Read up on public transportation before you arrive. Check out www.mbta.com. Don't try to park at the school, or in Boston." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a good, low stress day. Bagels and coffee provided in the morning during an hour talk by Dean Witzburg. Then, interviews scheduled in 1-hour blocks, one interview for each applicant. Met informally with other faculty and students to talk and ask questions. After lunch we toured the campus, which could have been better." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2002

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