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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?

4 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)?

"Why BU?" Report Response

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

"Do you like this area of Boston? [The area of Boston around the school is really nice, by the way.]" Report Response

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

"What do your parents do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Discuss the religious implications of in vitro fertilization in the context of patient treatment." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview experiences on SDN. Looked over school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Boston Medical Center was phenomenal. The facilities at the school were really nice and the campus was beautiful. The student were pretty nice and laid back. Boston is a great city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It seemed that there was quite a bit of "waiting around" time. The cost of living is VERY high." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I would love the school. It was in the middle of my list pre-interview, but my visit to the school definitely moved it up to the top few." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, this interview went really well. My interviewer was very easy to talk to, and consequently, my interview took much more the usually alotted 45 minutes. The presentations were all very interesting, and the Dean seemed to really love what he does. All students and faculty seemed to love the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2004

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