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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Name your strengths and weaknesses" Report Response

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

"Outside interests" Report Response

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

"Medical specialties I'm interested in." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How does your family influence you and your personality?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me something. (That was it. Nothing more specific than that." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, previous med school interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Lots of current students came to talk to us. At another school I visited they were in intersession working with doctors in the community, so no students were around other than the tour guide." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Too many candidates for one day, lots of sitting around waiting not knowing when I was going to be called for an interview" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much it actually costs to go there. It's definitely a decent school, but I don't know if it's worth over 250 grand in loans. Even the tour guide, who loved the school and was supposed to be marketing it, admitted that if our state schools were good and they had programs we liked we should probably go there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews not scheduled in advance, so lots of sitting around waiting to be called. They were short and I didn't get much of a chance to present myself in the way I got to at other schools." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

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?

10/18/2005

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

5 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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