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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?

2 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?

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)?

"When and how did you decide you wanted to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you like Pittsburg?" Report Response

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

"Other than playing music (I'm a violinist), do you do anything else for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who is your role model?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The simulation center(s) and the display of " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had some trouble navigating through the buildings between interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were conversational in tone, and it was great to be able to talk to three different people (student, faculty, assistant dean). It was fun talking to Lisa (asst dean) - we talked about the color scheme of my bag, her violating all safety regulations by lighting candles in her office, and our favorite Starburst flavors. Too bad we only had 15 minutes." 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2006

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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