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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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)?

"How did you come to your decision to pursue medicine?" Report Response

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

"What was your most significant extracurricular experience as an undergrad?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself...." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did the role in your family prepare you for a career in medicine? (Nothing too interesting or crazy...)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"All pretty standard questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Relaxed, talked to people, read information." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The simulation lab, the students, and people. Pitt is doing some great things!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was not the best, and the structure of the day could have been a little better." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the day does not start until 8:30AM, and my day was done much earlier than expected. My information asked me to arrive by 8AM, and not to schedule a flight until after 6PM." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good overall experience. I had an interview with a faculty member and a student. Both were mostly closed file (student was completely blind and faculty only had personal statement). We also had a tour and lunch with some 3rd year students. My day ended at 3:30PM." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2003

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