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  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Where do you live? What's the cultural life like?" Report Response

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

"Do you watch American Idol?" Report Response

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

"What specialty do you see yourself in? The basic where do you see yourself in ten years kinda question." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you watch American Idol? This was due to the fact that I sang in high school." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was/is your most memorable experience? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, four previous med school interviews, SDN, school's website, AMCAS, MSAR, secondary app, reviewed ethics, healthcare, ect." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital is really nice, the students are awesome!!! the whole experience was great, faculty, staff, students, interviewer, buildings, classrooms, well ventilated anatomy lab . . . " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"besides the obvious price of tuition and living expenses, nothing! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The BUMC is not a transplant center, while there are others in the city, this school doesn't do them in the MC, so if that's something you want to see during clerkships, you'll have to go to another hospital" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Excellent! Dean Witzburg is a really nice guy! The day was not stressful at all (besides the weather complicating transportation) Once you're there, it's really great!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/14/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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