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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 you looking for in a medical school" Report Response

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

"why rochester" Report Response

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

"why medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how would your friends describe you" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"tell me something surprising about yourself (i blanked out)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read sdn, school website, reviewed my amcas and essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"great peds dept, really supportive and friendly atmosphere, early clinical exposure" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"area seems a bit dead, although i'm told that there's stuff to do in downtown -- didn't get to check it out myself though" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i had 3 interviews instead of the usual 2 because i asked to meet with a colleague of someone i know. interviews were very chill, everyone was really helpful and friendly. had lunch and tour with 2nd years, who seemed happy to be there. everyone i talked to was very positive about the school, only major complaint was the weather in rochester." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

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

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

N/A

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/06/2006

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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