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  • Harvard Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about _________ clinical experience" Report Response

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

"How should I present you to the admissions committee? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The really was no interesting question. I think the interview was more about getting to know me more (talking about my activities...my experiences....what sets me apart from the other applicants)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No real difficult question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Harvard information packet, website, my apps, reviewing my paper " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seemed really happy, the facilities are phenomenal, (18 affiliated hopsitals), very friendly admissions staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There seems to be a lot of confusion about the required thesis project (no clear definition)...but the New Pathways Curriculm seems amazing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Driving in Boston is impossible!!!! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Meet with students, who talk about their experiences/adress questions An Dean of Admissions talks about the curriculm Interviews scattered throughout the day Lunch and a tour (my interview was during the tour) " Report Response

Tour and Travel

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$501+

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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