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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?

3 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?

50 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 Pitt? Why doctor and not other medical field (nurse, PA, etc)?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Tell me about research, volunteerism, things you do outside class, something creative you've done, leadership position you've had" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why didn't you go into one of your parents' careers (follow-up to question on my parents' backgrounds)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me something creative you've done" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"MSAR, researched school facts online, read interview books, drafted sample answers to questions so would't be caught off guard" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How much people loved Pitt (school and city), amount of mentorship and help from faulty/upper classmen, emphasis on collaboration/non-competition among students (everything pass/fail)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Didn't get enough of a chance to see classrooms and hospital areas" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Amount of walking outside (very hilly area, hard in heels)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, very friendly and passionate faculty/student body" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

LAX (California) to Pittsburgh

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?

Marriott in City Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/15

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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