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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?

50 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)?

"tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"how do you think creativity will help you as a doctor?" Report Response

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

"what do you think of healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you hope to get out of Pittsburgh?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see medicine in ten years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the new athletics/recreational facility is amazing. the anatomy and the simulation labs were also very nice. the students, in general, seem to love the place. housing is also very affordable, and there seem to be enough activities to participate in outside of med school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not all of the facilities are quite up-to-date - some seem pretty old. tuition is steep. parking, apparently, is terrible - but the bus is free for students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they ask you to get there at 8.00, but they don't start until closer to 8.45 or 9.00. don't get there at 7.30 like a few of us did." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"in general, a very pleasant experience. the students were very nice and seemed to think very positively of the school and their classmates. lunch was good. try to get an early interview, when first years are still in the anatomy lab. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2003

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