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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? Why clinical? Then he introduced me the benefits of being in academic medicine." Report Response

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

"Do you want to go to school on the east coast?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were a fruit, what would you be and why? (Apparently her daughter told her to ask that one!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools have you applied to?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Reviewed AMCAS & Essays, Read online info on the school, thought about answers to potential questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly the students were. They were very welcoming and came right up to us and talked with us for a while." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the classrooms were dark and old. Our tour was long and hot (supposedly they had the heat on when it was in the 60s)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both interviews were pretty laid back. My second one I mostly listened to the physician talk about his cases which was very interesting. My first interviewer seemed like she wouldn't have picked to be in Rochester." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/09/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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