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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?

1 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?

60+ 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)?

"why pitt?" Report Response

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

"tell me about blah blah" Report Response

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

"superpower" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I had so many interesting questions. They were: 1. What superpower do you want to have? 2. Would you swim in pool or ocean? 3. Name three people you'd like to have dinner with?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"i suppose those interesting questions could have been hard but my faculty interviewer made me feel very at ease and comfortable so nothing was really hard." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, school's website, my AMCAS and 2ndary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students and faculty were very laid back; my med student interviewer was so chill and honest. My faculty interviewer was incredibly nice as well. I walked through the anatomy lab while they were doing a lobotomy on cadavers ... that was awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The guide could have been more enthusiastic ... but that really doesn't take away how amazing the facilities are " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the hill is not that bad people. besides, you could get to the places of your interviews through buildings, which reduce the " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was great; it made me really excited for the school. The truth is: it is the people who are going to make a great school and i strongly believe, after my interview, that the faculty and the students of pitt are truly incredible and compassionate people. And that definitely got me very enthusiastic about the school. The dean who interviewed me was so sweet too." 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?

7 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

PIT

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?

09/25/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 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?

9 out of 10

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