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  • Tufts 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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 20 years?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to give up your current career path?" Report Response

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

"Can you tell me about x project?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in 20 years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So you haven't volunteered. Why didn't you? Did you really not volunteer? Other students have bonded with children who have cancer. Do you have a story like that? So you really didn't volunteer?..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread my primary and secondary apps. Reviewed Tufts website to figure out what I wanted to know more about." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Cooperative atmosphere, administration responds to students, many electives." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Construction is starting on the main student center a few months before we would begin. There is no WAY it will be finished by the time we get there. Plus, Tufts is the most expensive school and they only give 9% of students scholarships?!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One very good interview, one bad one. (He basically just asked one question over and over again.) I really liked the school. I just wish the day hadn't ended on a sour note." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/06/2007

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

5 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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