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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

2

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)?

"What are some non-medically relatedly activities you're involved in?" Report Response

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

"Who do you go to for support?" Report Response

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

"Do you know what sort of doctor you'd like to be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What motivates you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over school website, read person to person brochure, MSAR, reread AMCAS and essay responses to secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"WISER facility, student satisfaction, faculty interaction, great opportunities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"anatomy lab looked kind of drab and gloomy, lecture halls equally gloomy" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"pretty long day - started at 8:30am with some intro, then a few tours, lunch with med students which was informative and a great way to get some perspective on the school. student interview at 1pm (this was closed-file), very relaxed and got a very good impression of the school. another interview with faculty, then a short ''how did everything go'' interview with assistant dean. everyone seemed really enthusiastic about the schools, students all seemed really happy and eager to share good comments" 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2007

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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