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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?

2 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?

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?

Closed file

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

"How did tennis helkp with your development as a person? (Played tennis for many years)" Report Response

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

"What kind of physician do you want to be?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? What have you done to convince yourself that this is really what you want to go into?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the other state that the Senate race was waiting on other than Virginia. I did not know the answer, but it was Montana." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was really difficult. It was conversational. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Amcas, SDN, NYtimes.com, Upitt person-to-person brochure" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Wiser Center and Pittsburgh" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour guide. zero enthusiasm...but I guess if you're giving tours 4 days a week, it would get annoying." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to wear heels. Hills galore = blisters at the end of the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great! The school's curriculum and program is amazing with all the opportunities. It's definitely one of my top choices now." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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