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  • Tufts 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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Open file

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

"What were some of the most difficult cases you dealt with during "x" clinical experience? How do you handle the shock of something like that?" Report Response

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

"What was the most difficult experience you've had to overcome and how did you do it?" Report Response

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

"Personal questions pertaining to my experiences. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I took a few strange classes during college and I got asked about my motives for taking those." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you really want to be here at our school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I made a list of potential questions and brainstormed answers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The longitudinal clerkships, the friendliness of the administration, the hospitals available for clinical rotations during Year 3" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing Tufts-related gave me a bad impression. The resident who gave our tour however was not affiliated with Tufts and I did not feel that he was a very professional individual. I had to overlook that part of my day, but that wasn't a big deal. Tufts has a great program." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To think of more questions for my interviewers. All of mine were answered during the orientation session and I was left with none." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

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?

Clarion

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2009

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?

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?

9 out of 10

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