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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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 does your major relate to medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"How did you end up in (the city I currently live in)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing too hard" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, their website, my applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school believes strongly in its approach to med education, which I agree with. The " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was too much unstrutured time and not enough to do...the admissions lady sounded sad we all left once our interviewers were over, but how many med school classes and walking around can you do by yourself? I would have scheduled an early plane trip back! Also getting up at 6:00 after a late flight in made me very tired..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"See above...the interview day doesn't really last until 4:30 or whatever they tell you. You get there at 8:00 and the dean talks to you, then the financial aid lady, then you have free time until your interview, then lunch and tour, then more free time until your interview...no one finished later than 2:30/3:00 and some people were done at 1:00...and you have LOTS of unstructured time where you can attend class, walk around, etc...so it's not as intense as the times made it sound!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a good trip...not as AMAZING as I had imagined, but it was a very positive experience that confirmed what I already knew about the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2003

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