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  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

8 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?

6

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why both the Md and PhD degrees?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research?" Report Response

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

"What specific qualities are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is something unique about your school that only someone who went there would know?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"every one was really relaxed. nothing was really that hard." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read my AMCAS, thesis research, abstracts of the research of the people I was interviewing with" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is so excited about U of R! I love that it has such an integrated curriculum, and the students seem to really love it. Everyone was really helpful when I got lost. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I know every other person who wrote on here that the hospital numbering was confusing but that is an understatement! I was so lost some times! Don't feel bad to ask for help. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All of the interviews were very relaxing and everyone was really excited for us to be there. All the applicants were treated really well. It was a 2 day thing with the 2 closed-file MD interviews on Thursday and the 6 open-file PhD interviews on Friday. Friday was a very long day, and I had to run back and forth between both the med school campus and the undergraduate campus. You might want to wear comfortable shoes. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ROC

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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