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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Pittsburgh
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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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)?

"Why do you want to get both MD and PhD degrees?" Report Response

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

"What books have you read recently?" Report Response

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

"Have you had any clincial exposure?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you can pick three adjectives to describe yourself, what would they be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Mostly easy questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Study research stuff, look at this site, talk with other people. I went a little overboard with my research...Pitt's interview doesn't go all out with the stress level. Faculty is very nice." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students are SOO happy. I had a twisted notion of the city and Pittsburgh is actually very beautiful. The school has a ton of money. I was very impressed by both the research resource and the clinical resource. Overall it was very positive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing in particular" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How beautiful Pittsburgh is and how happy students are. The student hosts are super super nice. The dinner was great. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed. The interview is two days long. First day is for MD/PhD. There is one research faculty interview. The rest is with MSTP administrators. Be sure to know the reason for getting both degrees. There is also a MSTP student interview. The second day is straight MD interview with one faculty and one student. Overall very low stress. Students are very happy. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2002

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