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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Tell me about yourself; conversational questions" Report Response

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

"Research" Report Response

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

"Ethical dilemma" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed my app, SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Current students at the school were cool, happy, and personable; Nice area/location; combination of safety-net hospital and strong research program" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost of living in Boston is rough; tuition is high like other private schools (though still several thousand dollars less than tufts)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It seems like everyone had a pretty relaxed interview" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"BU is unique in the combination of research, education, and safety-net hospital. P/F first 2 years, so highly competitive people (gunners) might prefer somewhere else. Current students seemed well adjusted, well rounded." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2009

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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