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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What has been a turning point in your life?" Report Response

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

"What has been the most difficult situation you have faced?" Report Response

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

"Specifics about my pathway to medicine and what exactly I want to do in medicine." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What gives you pause about medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"More women are applying to medical school, and more women are in medical school. What change do you think this will make on medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, my application, school brochure, talked to student host the night before" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the morning talk with the dean, the biopsychosocial approach to medicine, the fact that there is a distinct difference between Rochester grads and other doctors (as told to me by one of my interviewers - this has actually been scientifically studied!), just how happy all the students were, the pass/fail system for the first two years, and the early clinical exposure" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing, really. I'm not too fond of the location, but I already knew that before I went for the interview" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"this website prepared me well for basically everything - no breakfast, lots of downtime" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a great day. My interview was over at 3, but I actually stayed until close to 4 just hanging out with the other interviewees. I wish Rochester were in a different location, because it has everything I'm looking for. The day was well-organized, and it's obvious that the students there are really happy. " Report Response

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