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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?

1 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?

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 pitt?" Report Response

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

"questions about my personal statement" Report Response

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

"questions about my activities related to medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"i wrote about my father's influence in my PS, and my faculty interviewer spent some time asking about my relationship with the rest of my family and my travel experiences with them." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing was difficult. pitt is very conversational, and i was hardly asked any questions aside from the first, just to get the conversation started." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read pitt viewbook, reread amcas, reread pitt application, talked to my friend who had already interviewed there" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities were great, and the student interviewer was awesome" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour seemed sort of rushed, as if they were trying to show us everything as fast as possible" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"well, the tour is a lot of walking, and you're allowed to change shoes for it (i hadn't brought any other shoes, but my heels were comfortable) also, the airport is a good hour busride from the campus, which i hadn't really thought about before..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall, a very stress-free, positive experience" 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?

In 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

pit

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

wyndham

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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