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  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why did you switch from engineering to medicine?" Report Response

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

"I do clinical research so I was asked about that. Not many questions more of a conversation. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think will be the hardest part of medical school for you? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think medical schools are looking for in applicants? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site, Tufts website, read over my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at the school was really nice and seemed to geniunely care about the students. They explained the 4 years very well so you actually walked away understanding what you would be in for in the next few years. The dean was hilarious! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really... the cost. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That at least one required rotation in the 3rd and 4th years has to be done at a hospital other than NEMC, meaning you will need a car to get there. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was really positive. My first interview lasted about 7 minutes but he was friendly and asked really interesting questions. My second interviewer liked me off the bat and told me he was going to recommend me to the committee. I ended up getting in. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/23/2004

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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