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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?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"medical school is difficult. how do you think you'll be able to "rise to the challenge" of such a rigorous curriculum?" Report Response

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

"There are a number of frustrations that physicians face in treating patients. Can you give an example of this given your experience working in a hospital? How do you think you'll be able to deal with such frustrations/dilemmas?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There are a number of frustrations that physicians face in treating patients. Can you give an example of this given your experience working in a hospital? How do you think you'll be able to deal with such frustrations/dilemmas?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"no real difficult questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my essay, thought about questions I might be asked, read feedback on this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING! The faculty and staff seem so involved and so interested in their students (something I haven't seen at many other medical schools). Also, the whole day was so organized and the facilities were very nice. I was very impressed by the students who we met and I thought that everyone who gave presentations were so informative and friendly. The curriculum seems perfect, including the selectives. just an overall fantastic experience..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tuition is definitely high, like at all private medical schools. But I was impressed that they brought it up during the "getting to know Tufts" segment of the interview. It's clear that they want to prepare their prospective students to think about financing their medical education which I think is a good thing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing, really..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the best interview experience I have had. very informative, everyone was friendly, they kept us fed :), the interviews were very conversational and non-threatening, everything ran very smoothly, I learned so much about the school and it is definitely a place I would love to become a doctor!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2004

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