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  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Medicine? " Report Response

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

"Why Tufts?" Report Response

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

"Why you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would I consider psychiatry as a specialty? Why or why not?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, talking to past and present students, and the tufts web site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The quality of education this school offers, the facilities, and the students. One med student sat with me for over 2 hours to discuss any questions I had. I was told that some students even post up their notes on the web for everyone. That's what I call team work!! The new dean is so hilarious and charismatic. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost. Living expenses in Boston are ridiculus. But you get what you pay for. The long long presentation with barely any bathroom breaks. The randomization of interviews. A little chaotic and disorganized but with good intentions so as to make all the interviews fair." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How cold it was going to be. It snowed!! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very good experience. Just bitterly cold." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2003

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