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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?

3 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?

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)?

"Tell me your story... (thankfully I didn't get far before the interviewer started asking more specific questions)." Report Response

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

"Let me tell you about the curricular review.... What do you think?" Report Response

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

"(It was mostly conversational. No weird questions or attempts to throw me off.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about pharmaceutical representatives and their relationships with physicians?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about an ethical problem you've faced." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, BUSM website and literature, and my application materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very nice and accommodating. Dean Witzburg is funny and very genuine." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Thirty to forty prospective students interview each day (usually three days a week). It felt a little like a cattle call at times." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't need to stress out about the interview as much as I did." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Much better than expected. Low stress, very honest presentation of the school by Dean Witzburg." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

my apartment

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2007

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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