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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"describe your research." Report Response

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

"what kind of medicine do you want to practice? and how do you envision your future practice?" Report Response

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

"why Pittsburgh?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"pretty standard questions--why medicine? when did you know you want to go into medicine? etc." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as before." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the number of healthcare facilities owned by U. Pitt--it pretty much owns everything in that region!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"tour guides could have been a little bit more enthusiastic/fun--however, one tour guide was a 4th year who was doing his rotations and may had been working on too little sleep." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the 10 min interview with the dean is very casual--no need to stress because he just wants to ask a few questions and see your face." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great!--student interviewer was extremely nice and my interview was very conversational. the same goes for my faculty interviewer." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/21/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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