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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What is the hardest thing you think you'll encounter during medical school?" Report Response

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

"Why Pittsburgh? (I'm from LA so they pointed this out)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It was really low stress...my interviewer was a really nice guy who suggested that we take a walk outside since it was such a nice day. My student interviewer was much younger than me, and she was a first year, on top of that it was her first interview so she was more nervous than I was." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really out of the ordinary" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Just checked out the website, re-read my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Seems like a great school with great facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's in Pittsburgh" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That you can take a bus to the airport for like 2 bucks instead of a stupid shuttle for 20" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great..low stress..the only negative is that the day is too long. Don't really need 4 hours of filler in the morning. Really could have done everything in half the time" 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?

7+ 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?

PIT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Select

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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