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  • Boston 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?

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?

1

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)?

"What is your favorite thing to draw?" Report Response

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

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

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

"What do you feel you could offer the school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you like to draw?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

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

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, made sure I could talk about my research experiences in some detail (I was asked about my research.)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Dean of Admissions seemed sincere, even though his speach came across as a bit practiced. The students were friendly. Doctors came in voluntarily to talk about their practices and answer any general questions about medicine/life as a doctor while you waited for your interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The Dean of Admission's speach came across as practiced and lacking in spontaneity or passion. It was also veerrrrryyy cold..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It's a good idea to spend the night before your interview very close to campus, because the night before/morning of my interview, there was a lot of snow and ice, and the traffic was horrendous (People were five hours late to work, etc.). However, everything started on time and everyone else showed up. You don't want to worry about traffic the day of. Also, you go into the anatomy lab, FYI." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Positive. My interviewer was a real advocate of the school and the curriculum changes. She said that the admissions committee is focusing more on compassionate individuals now, as opposed to just GPA. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2003

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