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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

3

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)?

"How do you see yourself working in small groups, as in problem-based learning?" Report Response

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

"What do you know about U of Pitt and what makes it a good fit for you?" Report Response

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

"What's your motivation for going into medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the web site, read their brochure, reviewed my AMCAS and secondary." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The medical center is huge! The are several hospitals clustered together. And Pittsburgh is beautiful, which surprised me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much ... the school is up a big hill." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The tour makes you walk all over creation. I thought I had comfortable shoes, but by the end, my feet hurt." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews were very relaxed ... one interviewer took me to Starbucks! I came away much more impressed with the school than I expected." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

PIT

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?

Wyndham Garden

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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