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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Closed 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)?

"What EC's (req questions)" Report Response

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

"What can I tell you about Pittsburgh? They really go overboard on trying to sell the city, I get the impression that they are almost apologetic that they have this great school stuck in Pittsburgh and they try to make you feel like you won't miss out on 4 years of life by coming there." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"no real questions, just asked me to talk about myself" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"so, do you think pitt is the place for you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, literature" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the student-faculty interaction and opportunities available to students. 3rd years get to second assist on surgery during their rotation!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"i'm not sure if I like Pittsburgh, the city" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"lots of sitting around waiting time" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"day started with long tour which consisted of being led from room to room with very little commentary, then lunch with only 2 students for 15 interviewees, then student interviews that were very good, then adcom interview, then faculty interview. It was a long day for me because I had to wait between interviews, but you can use the time to check out the Peterson center or see a little of the campus." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2004

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