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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?

10 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?

4

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do u do for fun? " Report Response

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

"Talk about your undergrad extracurricular activities." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's your favorite cartoon" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Person to Person Brochure, Pitt website, spoke with current students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"WISER center, student-focused school, early clinical experience, PBL" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing was really unexpected" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"tour in the morning took about 2 hours. saw a lot of interesting things about the school. WISER simulation center is amazing. Then had lunch with 2nd year students. followed by a student interview (45 min) and then a faculty interview (45-60 min) then 2 short interviews with various adcom members. long day with no down time, but i liked being able to get a lot of different perspectives about Pitt" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/14/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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