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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What kind of research do you do?" Report Response

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

"What is one activity that you learned something from? (vague)" Report Response

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

"What activities do you do outside of school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed primary and secondary, mock interview with career center" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"WISER (simulation center), responsiveness of administration to student feedback, rich hospital network, many many opportunities in research and overseas work, scholarly project to focus and apply knowledge in one area is very cool!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The economy of Pittsburgh is supported only by the medical center, it seemed like. I think Pittsburgh is trying to reinvent itself, but it just seemed dreary to me. Although their sports teams are great." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The 28X bus to the airport takes almost an hour!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews really are conversational. Sometimes the faculty interviews are far away from the main admissions building...walking down hills in heels + luggage = a disaster waiting to happen, but I managed to survive without any accidents. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PIT

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2008

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Pitt is super fast in all of it's communications (i.e. secondary to invite time is legendarily short" Report Response

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