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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why Rochester?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What does it mean to you to have a biopsychosocial mentality?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why be a doctor instead of a nurse or physician's assistant?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN responses, looked at website, read brochure they sent me" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Patient exposure in the 2nd semester, the biopsychosocial focus, how NICE everyone was: people would stop and help me find an office or a building on the undergraduate campus. Also, how supportive the staff and faculty were. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hearing about the winter weather at Rochester." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How great it is! I was excited about Rochester before I went there, but now I'm crossing my fingers and hoping I got in!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewed with a 3rd year student, and then a faculty who had also attended medical school there. Some standardized questions, time to ask plenty of questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2005

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

10 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?

8 out of 10

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