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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why MD vs nurse practioner or another career" Report Response

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

"Why Pitt?" Report Response

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

"What do you do besides academics?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None, it was very straight forward" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, it was very straight forward" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Pitt's website, read over AMCAS and research paper" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great research opportunities, great clinical experience at UPMC" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"People were so nerdy they were socially awkward, Pittsburgh as a city I found depressing, did not get a good vibe." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The bus takes about an hour from the airport (28X)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"On paper the school looks great but you have to visit to determine whether it is right for you. I did not enjoy the atmosphere, the people (my student interviewer and student hosts were very awkward), and the general vibe." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

Pittsburgh International

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?

09/14/2011

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 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?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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