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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

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 about yourself..." Report Response

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

"What do you think about medical malpractice limits?" Report Response

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

"What is your favorite dance company? (I told you it was just a conversation!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about setting caps on medical malpractice lawsuits?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"That malpractice question..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked at their viewbook, read SDN feedback, and tought about how I would answer some standard question (i.e., why medicine, tell me about yourself, etc.)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The fact that BU does not give any special treatment to people with greater status, income, etc. All patients are treated equally." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of a T stop near the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That driving to the hotel near the school would be stressful (and I am used to driving in NYC!!!)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewer worked to make sure this was a conversation, not an interrogation. He started with a summary of the application process and gave me his card, so I could contact him if waitlisted. He offered to tell me where I stood on the waitlist (which the admissions office won't do!) Overall, it was great." 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?

Automobile

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2007

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?

6 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?

8 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?

8 out of 10

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