Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

3

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)?

"What are three traits necessary for a good physician?" Report Response

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

"How do you think you'll be able to adapt to Rochester, being from LA?" Report Response

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

"What leadership experience have you had and what did you learn from it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your pet peeve?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you know what you are getting yourself into? What makes you think you are cut out for it? (I hate confrontational questions!!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school website, reread my application, mock interview, interview feedback on SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people were so friendly and helpful. The students went out of their way to say hello and good luck, as well as answer any questions we had. The hospital is huge and has lots of great new facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was really, really cold for a CA native. Also, their days seemed pretty taken up with school...not much free time, even for studying." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They have a cool Academic Research Track where you can take a year off between years 2 and 3 and research anything...even humanities stuff!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There was a welcome and overview session with the director of admissions at 8:00, followed by two interviews between 9:30 and noon. Lunch was hosted by two students, followed by a tour of the school and hospital (lots of walking!). Then another interview after lunch. The receptionist was great...very helpful, especially with directions. :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

ROC

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?

01/27/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //