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

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What was it like to grow up in Alabama?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Why BU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were leading a team of surgeons, and treated HIV patients, how would you respond if one of the doctors on your team refused to perform surgery on the patients." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The same ethical question" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Didn't really prepare." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The diversity of the student body was great, and it seemed to have a very good MPH program, which you can easily get into as an MD student." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location of the medical school is very out of the way, and I don't think there is housing close by." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Take the subway, not the bus. I was 15 min. late." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was overall a pretty relaxed affair. I enjoyed the student tour because the tour guide was really funny. I liked the people who interviewed with me, and I enjoyed seeing so many diverse students when I walked around campus." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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