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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?

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?

60+ 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)?

"Where did you go to school and why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What kind of research/(healthcare) experience have you done/(do you have)?" Report Response

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

"What do you think are some of the challenges facing healthcare today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your favorite cartoon?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are *you* looking for in a medical school? (Note: this is different than "why do you want to go to Pitt", although effectively the answers may be similar). Also, "why not RN, PA?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, read over AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the school. The facilities. Especially the WISER facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It's terribly windy here." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Love this school. Go Pitt!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Pitt

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

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?

9 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?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"As another poster noted, it is very difficult to find housing with students this early." Report Response

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