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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?

3 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?

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)?

"Where would BU rank academically compared to other schools you're applying to?" Report Response

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

"What did you learn from your research?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions were good, but nothing stands out." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There was a specific ethical scenario, but it wasn't a difficult question or even that revealing." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to the students I stayed with the night before, looked at the materials they sent me and the website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That the admissions staff and my interviewer were enthusiastic and specific. Boston is a great place, and the school's history is actually interesting." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That they kept saying "above average" as though trying to justify that they're a good school though they're not ranked very high. Also the cost of tuition and housing. Also, they have an inferiority complex with Harvard nearby." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"No big surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They really try to persuade you to like BU, but at times they're trying too hard and they're going for a specific audience of students who seem to be choosing between a state school and BU. On the other hand, my interviewer was great!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2003

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