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  • Boston 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?

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?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Biggest struggle in life, as a psychiatrist, why would I ask you this question? Why is important for a physician to know this about a patient? Why is it important for you to know it about yourself?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family. Who are your role models?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with disappointment?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As a psychiatrist, why would I ask you this question? (About biggest struggle)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you deal with disappointment? (Not too difficult)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Interview Feedback, Mock interviews with a professor" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dean was quite a character that added to my experience, my interviewer was extremely friendly and helpful, the amazing location!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost, but it's part of the process and was explained to us by the Dean." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Can you say snow?" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Oh my interviewer was wonderful, we had a pleasant conversation about my traveling experiences and our families. No ethical questions which surprised me. (but other interviewees did get some tough ethical questions, beware)." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/05/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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