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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"At what point did you decide medicine was for you?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about X activity." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really. Be prepared for the usual stuff, about why medicine etc." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None in particular. Very stress-free interviews." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were really impressive. Tour guide was friendly. Both student interviewer and faculty interviewer were chill." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Heard that Pittsburgh isn't the greatest city, but didn't get to explore it much so I couldn't judge for myself." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Book a hotel far in advanced or stay with a student host." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really impressed with Pitt. Extensive med facility and the students/faculty made it a point to make the interview day relaxed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Pittsburgh International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/24/2011

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

8 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?

6 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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