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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Why did you take a year off?" Report Response

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

"When did you decide you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Describe the research that you did?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you take a year off?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain the research you did that just got published. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read ''Who Killed Healthcare?'' by Regina Herzlinger (highly recommended for people not too familiar with current healthcare problems), reviewed AMCAS, sdn, secondary, common questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dean of admissions, the boston environment, the number of resources available as a med student (hospitals, health centers, etc.) Candid answers of 1st and 2nd year students to our questions. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Number of students interviewing that day (about 40). They interview 1000 applicants total. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the tour would be all inside, and that I should've scheduled more time to tour on my own. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed, conversational. No tough ethical questions. Just wanted me to reiterate activities I listed on AMCAS. " 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/19/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

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