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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself (not what is in your application)." Report Response

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

"What is the main role of a physician?" Report Response

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

"Questions about professionalism essay and activities.." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What can I do to convince you to come here?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Reading through AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Boston is beautiful! The students were excited to be a part of a great program. Additionally, the faculty member I interviewed with was very interested in getting to know me and explaining why I should choose BU." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How expensive a plane ticket would be. I wish I had stayed longer also!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We started with a too early in the morning historical introduction to BU. We met with our interviewer, the fin. aid officer, and housing coordinator. We had lunch with med students and had a tour. The day ended with a talk by the dean about procedures and Q&A. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BOS

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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