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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"what do you do for fun" Report Response

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

"what will you do if you don't get in" Report Response

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

"where do you see yourself in 10 years" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"detailed questions about my essay (my main interviewer had really read my application!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"''do you have any questions for me'' (was a little underprepared, and was asked this four times by one guy)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read through AMCAS, read about school, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly, hospital is very high-tech and fancy, student interviewer was enthusiastic" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"med students didn't show up for lunch (they had a class, it turned out)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"PSTP and CSTP programs are cool" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"nice people, nice facility, Pittsburgh seems like a fine place to live. " 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?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Shadyside

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/05/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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