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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What did you do during undergrad? " Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Did I have any additional clinical experience other than working as an EMT? (I was hoping working as an EMT would be enough.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Person-to-Person and SDN feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students and faculty seemed amazingly friendly and happy, vastness of UPMC, amazing resources such as WISER center." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing negatively impressed me, although some current students said they wished the lecture hall was a bit nicer looking. I thought it seemed fine though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have thought of some good questions to ask back to my interviewers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Tour in the morning, lunch with med students and then two interviews. One with student and one with faculty. The school seems very much into people that like people. Overall very laid back and friendly atmosphere. At the end of the day there are optional talks for an hour if you're interested in the topics." 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?

9 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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