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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?

4 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?

25 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Pittsburgh?" Report Response

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

"Why surgery?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think will be the most difficult aspect of medicine faced by future doctors?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I asked my friend that goes to undergrad Pitt to tell me about the school. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital system does more transplants per year than any other hospital system in the world. Also, they have a whole floor of a hospital dedicated to simulated teaching on dummies. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"THE HILLS!!!!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was pretty good. The students I interviewed with were crazy: one girl had like 10 interviews lined up." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PIT

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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