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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?

60+ 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)?

"Why Pitt?" Report Response

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

"Please tell me about your time out of school..." Report Response

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

"Do you feel that your family has been supportive through this process?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about our curriculum? What attracts you to Pitt?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Most questions were fairly straight forward." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through SDN and read through the schools written materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The program is absolutely outstanding. There are doctors practicing in every specialty that a student could be interested in. Students are trained to communicate well in Problem Based Learning Groups, respond well in the simulation lab and practice well on clinical rotations at one of the finest hospitals in the country. The students seemed well rounded and bright without having medical school be their only focus in life." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Extra curricular activities available in Pittsburgh." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very positively impressed with the school's facilities, the administration and the students. As a whole, I think that Pitt has a truly healthy approach to teaching future doctors. The interview day was THOROUGH!!! But to be honest, I was glad they took the time to get to know me. I traveled six hours to the interview and felt that every part of the day made it worth the trip." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/02/2004

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