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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Brief summary of your life:" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Various conversations about what I do for fun and what I think about the school." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is a big pain in the butt?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A current event that I hadn't heard of . . (Low pressure, though)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Checked a map and showed up!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiastic students and faculty, excellent hospital system, tons of activities in Pittsburgh" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tuition is somewhat steep (~35k), housing/parking is not very available close by, scholarships rare" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't realize that it would be so casual and easy." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Received a great tour of the facilities, including the anatomy lab. Met current students who were very interested in talking to us, despite their upcoming exams. Interviewed with one 2nd year student, one faculty member, and an admissions Dean. All were casual and fun." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2003

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