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  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why Rochester?" Report Response

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

"How does your major in xxxxx shape your future role as a physician?" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest strength and weakness?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about two of your mentors." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"questions were all conversational--not "difficult"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, Rochester's website, reviewing primary/secondary statements." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Rochester's focus on continued quality improvement, students who uniformly felt supported by Rochester's staff and the quality of the faculty in the classes I attended." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Would like to see video/sound recordings of lectures." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Friendly interviewers who seemed genuinely interested in ensuring that I was a good match for Rochester and that Rochester was a good match for me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

Rochester

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Thank you for providing warm drinks and the 1st and 2nd year class schedules." Report Response

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