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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

1

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)?

"WHat do you do now?" Report Response

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

"With so many options why did you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Standard other ones." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you get into your present line of work? There were a lot of interesting and though provoking questions. Very much a conversation between two adults. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to come to Pittsburgh when you are coming from a much better location?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dummy simulations....so awesome. The people were really cool and helpful. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pittsburgh didn't seem that great. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Leaders in transplants and the dummy simulation is awesome." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think I had awesome interviews. It was unusual but our student interviewers were very junior and didn't have much to contribute about the school. The fellow interviwers were quiet relaxed and friendly. Watch out for the cheesy video about Pittsburgh." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2006

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?

3 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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