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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

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)?

"The basics, tell me about yourself, tell me why you want to be a physician, tell me why pitt" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do outside of work? (I'm in my gap year)" Report Response

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

"How will you balance your professional and personal lives?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How are you creative?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing was really difficult. there were few actual questions (my interviewer had prepared a sheet of about 5 actual questions, but the rest of the interview was conversational)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed AMCAS and secondary, read Reid's "The Healing of America", reviewed ethics website (definitely didn't need to though, there were no policy or ethics related questions, all personal)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Extremely friendly staff and students. Program is centered around patient care, students will be able to take patient histories and interact with real patients midway through the first year. Orientation week consists of going out into the community and seeing the state of health care in different parts of the area. Patient centric curriculum = Big plus for me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The med school sits atop a large hill. Running late to lecture would = running up a big hill and arriving out of breath and sweaty = insult to injury. Loved everything else :)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be as low stress as everyone on here says it is. My stomach was in knots for the first couple hours of the day, but by the time interviews rolled around (after the tour, curriculum description, and lunch) I was not nervous at all." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved Pitt, would be honored to get an acceptance!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

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?

11/15/2010

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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