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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"why you take time off between college and applying" Report Response

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

"tell me about your research" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Mostly we talked about the little bit of information the interviewers did have about me." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are you sure you really understand what a career in medicine entails?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN feedback, mock interview with friend, sleep." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is totally student centered--the faculty and staff really seem to want the students to be genuinely happy and to enjoy their education. Also, the focus on clinical experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The town. Rochester has some nice aspects (Eastman School of Music, a pretty nice art museum) but the town doesn't have much to offer in the way of a nightlife, and the students seem to primarily socialize with one another." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed and I came away with a good feeling about the school--they really focus on the students and produce very good doctors." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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