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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?

No Response

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Tell me an example of a time you demonstrated creativity" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"Student interview had a list of very basic questions asking about how you like Pitt, why you applied, what drives you to medicine, etc. For my faculty interview, nothing too specific, just had a nice conversation. My interviewer seemed to have read my essay carefully and asked about my background, but didn't focus on it- used it as a guiding tool for the conversation" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me an example of a time you demonstrated creativity" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me an example of a time you demonstrated creativity" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback, researched school extensively, practiced common questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, WISER simulation, strength of both research and clinical training, research availability, student community//support" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to worry about it- very low stress. Just be able to address creativity, the rest is extremely straightforward. Also, you don't need to spend hours researching the school, the activities prior to the interview give you a good feel for the curriculum, some of the programs, and the feel of the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Excellent interview day, one of my top choices" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Pittsburgh international

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn- University Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/10

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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