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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"Is diversity important to you?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about any research experience" Report Response

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

"What have you learned today that you didn't know before?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My feelings on teaching" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How I felt about the Honors/Pass/Fail system in regards to studying very hard and missing the honors mark by a point " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my AMCAS application, feedback on SDN, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pittsburgh as a city is really nice and has a lot of things to do. The facilities were excellent and the students I met were really friendly and had only good things to say about the program. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not a lot of diversity in the city. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"When I told friends that I was going to Pittsburgh they all told me it was a dreary place full of steel factories and that wasn't the case at all. And it was too cold. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All of my interviewers were very nice and made me feel comfortable. None of them tried to drill me on any questions. Having lunch with the students was a really informative experience and we had enough students for all the interviewees. Overall it was a great experience." 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?

9 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

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PIT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Wyndham Garden Place

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/21/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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