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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?

7 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?

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)?

"Tell me why you decided on this career change?" Report Response

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

"Say you get accepted everywhere, which school will you attend? (caught me off guard)" Report Response

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

"Sacrifice question." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are sacrificing to go to med school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None too difficult. Both interviews were relaxed conversations. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read everything I could about school, practiced answers to expected questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Flexibility within curriculum, esteem for students by faculty, interviewers were candid and caring, the woman in charge of student affairs was great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The high cost of attendance. "Spend like a student now so you can live like a doctor later" is the mantra of financial aid office. Not cool. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Everything goes very smoothly -- relax. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was neutral about Tufts going in to the day. At the end, I really liked the place. The only thing negative is the excessive cost. Burying med students in debt will only drive everyone to high-ticket specialties. Just my opinion..." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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