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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 volunteer experience." Report Response

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

"Everyone got one ethical question...mine was, "what do you think about the new immigration law in Arizona?"" Report Response

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

"Tell me about clinical experiences" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"talked about personal items in my application, biggest growing experience in my life" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, reviewed my primary and secondary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"hospital facilities are fantastic, Dean Witzburg was exceptionally eloquent and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer was very monotone and emotionally flat throughout the interview. Had an hour long faculty discussion, which evolved into a random faculty doc lecturing on random things for an hour. No student housing...yet, i believe there will be in a few years" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That very early contact was necessary to get a student host" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the interview day wasn't bad, lunch was great, the dean was fantastic, and the school is large with lots of resources. I think the things that impacted me negatively were just bad luck." 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

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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Boston Logan

Where did you stay?

Other

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

I stayed with student host at Tufts, grouped the interviews so I wouldn't have to fly across the country twice

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/8/2010

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?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"During the interview day I would suggest doing away with the hour long faculty lecture. Within 10 minutes the faculty doc had digressed to rambling about personal musings." Report Response

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