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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"The question about the car." Report Response

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

"Why do you think you'd be a good fit for Rochester?" Report Response

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

"The second interviewer was an Intern and was very busy, she only wanted me to ask her questions about the location and about the school." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's the best way to set the timing on a 69 chevelle? (I wrote in one of my essays about cars)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why should I tell the admissions comm. to admit you over someone else?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread those essays they make you write and the brochure they sent." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were second to none and all the students went out of their way to stop by and see how you were doing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm not sure if their curriculum would be the best way for me to learn the material." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The most important thing especially in comparision to other schools is that you need to convince your interviewers that you'd be a good fit for their school. Perhaps even more important than numbers, they want to admit people they know will thrive in their unique curriculum." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started early (8am) and there was A LOT of downtime. The two faculty interviews were really low stress and they really just wanted to get a sense of who you are as a person. No need to worry." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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