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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

6

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"Describe the techniques you used in your research. " Report Response

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

"What are you interests outside of medicine?" Report Response

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

"What about science keeps you up at night?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me something about Yale that I would only know if I had attended school there. (Yale is my undergraduate school)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You've already got a few publications and have spent that last few years in the lab researching you could have already gotten your PhD by now. Why didn't you do that instead? (took 3 years off after college to do research)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over faculty intrests. Looked at school brochure and website. Looked over my own research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Amazing curriculum. Faculty and students are really excited about the institution. Cheap cost of living. Easy to get support for foreign travel. $40 million translational research grant." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location. City needs to be rejuvenated." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Rochester definitely jumped to near the top of the list after my visit. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

What airport did you use?

ROC

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/11/2007

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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