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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Are you holding acceptances at any other schools? (Both the faculty member and the dean asked me this)." Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself. (Keep in mind the interviews are closed file, so you have a lot of control over where your interview goes here)." Report Response

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

"What else do you do when you are not working?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really out of the ordinary." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really difficult" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed secondary application, read about the school on the web" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are very nice. The faculty seemed very interested in the students, and for research oriented people this is a very good school. All students are required to do a mentored scholarly project of their choice, meaning research." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Traffic in and out of Pittsburgh during rush hour is DC quality--as in terrible." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking on campus is very expensive. I parked in the O'Hara garage, and parking was $14 for 8 hours. Parking in the BST garage is a bit more expensive unless you pull in and pull out during the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The tour is the first thing of the day, followed by a curriculum discussion. Lunch is in the cafeteria, followed by your interview with a 1st year student. Your faculty interview and 15 minute meeting with one of the deans is spaced out anytime between your student interview and 4:00." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/13/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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