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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2 (MD/PhD)

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)?

"How did you handle your immense responsibilities as an undergrad?" Report Response

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

"Why did you keep up with your activities instead of dropping them after 6 months like most pre-meds?" Report Response

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

"What did you learn during research?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Does your goal-oriented attitude make you competitive in nature?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN. Rereading my AMCAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Their commitment to health care for everyone, their clarity about the program, and the passion of the speakers." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Boston's lack of parking/bad traffic. Granted it was VERY snowy at the time." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I would LOVE the school!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Logan

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

01/28/2011

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?

5 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?

2 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?

"To not have the interviewers print out the massive 20+ page AMCAS documents. To have friendlier phone etiquette. Remember--we can hear a smile :)" Report Response

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