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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 Pitt? What have you learned about Pitt since you have been here?" Report Response

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

"What is your healthcare experience?" Report Response

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

"What is your volunteer experience? Work? Why so many jobs?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do for fun? Why did you work so many jobs?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools applied to, and i stand with them." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading their viewbook, MSAR and biomedical ethics texts and articles." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The WISER center, UPMC umbrella gives you lots of opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Just felt like there was something missing. Also, could not understand several of my interviews due to think accents, made the conversation awkard. My last convo with the adcom was not good...he just talked and I could not even respond to him he was talking so much." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Even though it is a good school, the interview day was stressful because of all the walking up and down hills and having to find your interviewer. Ladies bring some flats discreetly tucked in your bag for the tour. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall good, with the exception of communication problems." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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