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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

How you think you did?

8 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?

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)?

"what do you know about Pittsburgh?" Report Response

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

"how did you decided to do go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"what do you do in your free time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what is the most creative thing you do? apparently the faculty interviewers are told to asess creativity." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same, since it was the only one I hadnt heard" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talked to the current students, Pitt website, tour booklet" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students all seemed happy with their choice. The WISER facility with the simulation options was the largest I've seen. The faculty seemed genuinly interested in working with students and their ideas." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The classrooms are small and ugly. Paying close to 20$ for parking." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"others have said it but the tour is LONG. We walked/stood for 2 hours. It's really easy to change shoes if you bring them. You also have to pay alot for parking. The day was over for everyone by 4." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had no idea I would like Pitt so much. The students here are even happy with their PBL classes and are so relaxed. Competition seemed at a minimum. It certainly moved up my list of schools I'd like to attend after my day there. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/23/2004

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