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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself. " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family. " Report Response

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

"Can you recommend a book to me? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have any weakness in your application? Can you explain? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What have you done since graduation & why did you decide to take time off? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, current events, general interview questions " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"warmth of the students and staff, double helix program, early clinical exposure, PBL throughout four years, student involvement in many volunteer projects, affordable housing, beautiful outdoors, Eastman school-great music " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"it's freaking cold in Rochester, had to scrape the snow off the car every time we got outside, not a place where you can ride your bicycle around campus. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"what kind of jacket to wear in freezing weather.." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my first interviewer was a bit intimidating.. he didn't let me explain any of my answers fully, just kept cutting me off & going on to the next question.. however, my second interviewer was GREAT... she genuinely wanted to know about who I am & what I love to do & so forth... my last interviewer-a student didn't show up... so they told me to go home" 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ROC

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/18/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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