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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"State an ethical dilemma you were in and how you overcame this." Report Response

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

"Asked about my research and what the most frustrating part of my research had been" Report Response

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

"Asked if it was my first interview or not..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Talked a lot about multicultural things" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, read healthcare reform stuff, BUSM website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The philosophy: I love that BU is committed to exceptional care without exception. I also love the location--Boston is great! My interviewer was very nice and the interview day was great. The students I spoke to at lunch were awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library and the fact that some of the students walking around the building did not look terribly happy..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interview would be about a block away in a building that I had to swipe into." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome school, fun interview day. Stressful because it was my first." 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?

In 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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2010

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?

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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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