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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?

2 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?

50 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)?

"Tell me about yourself, Why Med" Report Response

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

"Why Pitt" Report Response

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

"What kind of research do you see yourself doing?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really: Why did you decide to take a year off?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, school website, talked to student host" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students, the number of institutes in upmc, wiser" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the city" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Even though they say bring walking shoes, no one changes into sneakers, so wear nice shoes that you can walk in and prepare for rain. The 28x takes a detour route down Fifth, not Forbes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Definitely stay with student host! You interview w/ second year in fall. Think it switches to first years soon." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

PIT

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

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?

3 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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