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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?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What sets you apart?" Report Response

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

"Make me excited about your research." Report Response

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

"What did you learn from ______?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Make me excited about your research." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What sets you apart?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read "The Healthcare Handbook," read over my AMCAS and secondaries, practiced interviewing with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was *extremely* kind and welcoming" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer told me "we don't want candidates who don't have first author papers" (which I don't)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"In addition to the two standard interviews (one student, closed and one faculty, open w/o grades and MCAT) there was a 4-person group discussion and a 6-person PBL session" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"*Definitely* emphasize your research" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/06/2017

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Maybe send out the exact interview schedule to applicants earlier" Report Response

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