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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"whats one of your strengths/weaknesses" Report Response

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

"why did you apply to pitt" Report Response

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

"why do you want to be a doctor/how did you verify this desire" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing really, they have some standard questions that they have to get the answers to" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what would you do if you couldnt do medicine (pretty standard, you see)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"web site, the brochure they sent, sdn feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone seemed happy to be there and really gung ho about thier school and the opportunities it provides, the city seemed like it could defenitely be cool, the other interviewees were pretty laid back and seemed down to earth which is nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"well i had to switch faculty interviewers at the last moment and that was kind of a hassle, but that was simple miscommunication and it wasnt really negative, just slightly annoying" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they have a two hour tour, and they mean it, it didnt last a second shorter. you're gonna be walking around the whole campus and while its interesting it gets long, if you can imagine. that seems to be a big part of the day, so be ready for it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was good, i came out with a positive view of the school and the potential it could have in my future, now i just gotta endure the wait for a decision." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/08/2004

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