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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?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"If the hospital CEO wants to switch to a lower cost but possibly less efficacious hip prosthetic replacement because these people are older and not worth spending the money on, what do you do?" Report Response

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

"What sets you apart from other candidates?" Report Response

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

"Why BU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I want to know all about the "insert name". The "insert name" of childhood, the "insert name" of high school. The "insert name" of policy work. The "insert name" of graduate school...and the family of the "insert name". I asked him if he was telling me he had a few hours to kill." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I didn't really find any of the questions difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Asked my brother (who attends a program there) what on earth the school was about." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How into the school the faculty was. They seem to have a loyalty to the institution that I'd previously only seen at small colleges and Big 10 schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Holy bejebus, the cost." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really impressive, great interview. My interviewer was very intense and provocative, but in a good way, not being mean. Some people might be intimidated, but I love to debate, so the whole thing was the perfect interview for me." 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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