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  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 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 is your greatest failure?" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest success?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No interesting questions, just standard interview questions" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest failure" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview session with a medical school professor/interviewer" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Their openness to answer my questions about the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The way they stopped me during my response to my greatest failure and told me I was wrong, that they perceived another part of my application being my greatest failure." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would have to walk across campus in the rain." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very old school interview style, limiting because of one interview with one person. They should consider adopting a more modern interview technique like MMI or at least an additional interviewer." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

10/25/2017

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

6 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions staff seemed like they were hiding from us, avoided gaze and stayed in back room (except for the dean who was speaking to us)." Report Response

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