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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 would you be a good fit for U of Rochester?" Report Response

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

"Describe a stressful situation you have faced and describe the stepsyou took to overcome it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you want to come to the East Coast and Rochester specifically? (I lived on the west coast my whole life, so they were curious about my desire to try out the east.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a situation that either positively or negatively influenced your view of medicine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were positive and friendly. School has a great take on the teaching of medicine. City is a good size, lots of stuff to do, yet small enough to not be stuck in traffic all day. Happy medium." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It snows a lot..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews were really relaxed and conversational. Overall I had a good experience and it certainly changed my view of the school/program for the better. They have a lot to offer." 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?

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?

ROC

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/07/2008

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?

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?

7 out of 10

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