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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"Why Rochester?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is empathy? Can it be acquired?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What characteristics do you like in a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through AMCAS, secondary application, interview guidebook, looked through website, talked to student host." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Almost everything! Students are extremely happy, relaxed, and tight knit. The lecture hall is small enough to keep you engaged. Poster Presentation showed the many research opportunities that are available. The environment seems to be very friendly and supportive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of Diversity" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews were excellent. Very laid back and conversational. The interviewers really wanted to get a feel for who I was as a person." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2005

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

9 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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