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  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

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)?

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself. Who is [insert your name]?" Report Response

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

"Any questions for me? (Note: this was perhaps half or more of the entire interview, so come prepared with questions)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would we solve the problem of obesity in the United States?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Rochester? Tough for someone with no specific reason why." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went to Niagra Falls." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The curriculum, pass/fail, some of the students and the cost of living in Rochester--$70,000 can get you a two bedroom house!!!!!!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The city of Rochester--I tried exploring the town and found very little in the way of restaurants, non-corporate coffee shops, music stores, etc... The nightlife seem rather uninteresting as well." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the students do very well on the match and that the school is particularly well-known for pediatric neurology. Weird, huh?" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school itself is very nice and seems like a great place to study medicine. The only problem is the Rochester factor, namely that it is a small/medium-sized city with very limited recreational opportunities." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2005

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