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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

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)?

"Have you worked in small groups? (Related to their PBL [problem based learning] which they ask about.)" Report Response

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

"Why Pitt? Why medicine? Why do you want to be a doctor? (standard stuff)" Report Response

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

"If you couldn't do medicine, what else would you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I were to meet you as a random stranger, what would we talk about?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the UPitt website, studentdoctor.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pittsburgh is a great school in a nice city, and all of the students really seem to like going there. Great facilities and lots of research money." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The pouring rain that flooded the entire city. Nothing about the school, though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pittsburgh tries to make the interview experience really relaxing, which it is, so this isn't one to stress out about. Do know stuff about Pittsburgh, because they're going to ask why you want to go there. Pittsburgh is a great school and it impressed me a lot - met my expectations." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2004

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