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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are some problems with healthcare?" Report Response

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

"Why Rochester? WHy should Rochester pick you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the biggest cultural difference between the U.S. and ____ (the country I was born in)''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Rochester website, got to know the double-helix curriculum and the biopsychosocial teaching model. Mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students. Absolutely wonderful students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was a bit unorganized. Even though it was long I felt like I didn't see much. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How low stress the interviews would be. It was my first one so I didn't really know what to expect." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Met some great people. I was very impressed with the school's facilities and the curriculum sounds like a great approach to medical education. The city was nothing to write home about. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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