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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"General get to know you questions: tell me about yourself, your background. What have you been doing since graduating?" Report Response

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

"Are you interested in research?" Report Response

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

"Both faculty and student interviewer showed keen interest in interests outside of medicine. Specifically: what do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Was kind of hoping for more challenging and fun questions, but it didn't happen. How would you define Academic Medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read AMCAS and secondary, talked over some basic questions - why Pitt, why medicine, why should we accept you - with mentor." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students and faculty were very happy. Focus on creativity and diversity. Only PBLs have mandatory attendance. Great art and indie scenes, public transport in Pittsburgh. WISER!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much really." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

PGH

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Residence Inn Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 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

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

8 out of 10

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