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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 Medicine? Why Pitt? " Report Response

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

"Talk about a time when you worked in a small group. " Report Response

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

"What do you do in your spare time? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Actually, most of my questions were typical. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The interview was very laid-back. No curveballs. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review over my AMCAS app, Pitt's " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"U Pitt was amazing. Situated in the heart of downtown, the medical center spans over the Oakland area and provides state-of-the art facilities, including the WISER simulation center. Also, everyone was so friendly and helpful. The city is remarkable- really affordable and vibrant. I had a great experience. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library tour was bit excessive and the history of medicine presentation was a bit dry...." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"BRING AN UMBRELLA! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was well-organized and followed according to schedule. We started with breakfast and welcome remarks followed by a 2-hr walking tours (LADIES be prepared to WALK in your heels :) After that we met with the director of admissions and heard about how the process works. We were then provided with a presentation about the curriculm. Lunch followed and was hosted by third year medical students. After lunch we had our medical student interviews followed by a faculty interview and evaluation. " 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?

7+ 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?

PIT

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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