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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your study abroad." Report Response

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

"What are you reading?" Report Response

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

"Why did you take a year between college and med school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing out of the ordinary" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They were all easy" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SND, my application, website, their brochure" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The WISER center is awesome. The students were really friendly, especially my excellent hostess." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bad weather. I know, shouldnt be a factor but it is. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"TONS of walking, ladies wear flats." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two 40-ish minute interviews, one student one faculty. Both open file (I think) and very relaxed. The students just want to know if you're someone they could get along with in PBL, so they'll probably ask about hobbies or family. The faculty interview was stress free and pleasant. " 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?

10 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?

$101-$200

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?

01/01/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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