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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"Tell me about your research experience. He was more interested in my role in the project, but be prepared to talk about your research in detail. " Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Pitt? Do you have any questions for me? If you were not accepted into medical school, what would you do? REMEMBER THESE INTERVIEWS ARE CLOSED FILE AND THUS THE INTERVIEWERS DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT YOUR GPA OR MCAT SCORE." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Person to Person, Student doctor, and Primary and Secondary applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The ample opportunity available to do research. Also, Pitt Med is geared towards keeping their students satisfied. The fourth year students seemed real cool, but some of the first year students seemed weird." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of their students seemed very nerdy and competitive. Also, I am not a big fan of Pitt Med's campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They provide funding to do research and volunteer work abroad. Girls make sure to wear flat shoes because you will do a tremendous amount of walking." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both interviews were very laid back and conversational. The student interviewer almost made me cry because he was so funny. The faculty interviewer was very nice. He made it easy for me to open up." 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?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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