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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?

8 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)?

"Why medicine?" 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 is your leadership style?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you work in groups and how will that serve you as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was very difficult, as most questions were posted on studentdoctor.net in other interview feedback pages." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at other interview feedback questions, reread personal statement and secondary essays, looked at Pitt's website and brochures. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people were great! You have 2 - one hour interviews so you have plenty of opportunities to present yourself. Also, at the end of the day they offered optional sessions and the History of Medicine discussion was awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had a hard time hearing the tour guide..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They don't validate parking and it was super expensive... Take the bus!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2008

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?

6 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

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

5 out of 10

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