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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?

2 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?

2

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)?

"When you work in a group with other students, what role do you play?" Report Response

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

"How many schools did you apply to? Why so many?" Report Response

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

"What do you do when you're not in school? Which of those is most important to you and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"When you go home to visit your parents, what does your mother make for you to eat?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really difficult. Which of your extracurricular activities are most important to you and why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview prep books. Kept up with current events. Went over sample questions. Studied Pitt website and brochure. Mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of everyone involved. All the students seemed happy there. The great facilities (especially the simulations lab. Way cool robot patients). The curriculum (Pass/Fail, block system). The city (not too big, not too small. Seems like there would be plenty of stuff to do)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is a shuttle from the airport for $2-3. I paid $50 for a rental car. Doh!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great experience. I was nervous because it was my first interview, but they did everything they could to make it not stressful. It worked, too! I enjoyed the whole day. It was kind of long, though. I was there from 7:30am-4:30pm. Overall, I was very impressed by their program and I feel I would be very happy going there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2003

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