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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?

2 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)?

"What do you do in your spare time?" Report Response

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

"What are you reading?" Report Response

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

"What do you like about BU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I had to chose between using a more expensive, longer lasting hip replacement vs a cheaper, older model, on a limited budget, which would I pick and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read this site, read the viewbook and BU's website, re-read my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I loved the school. I prefer the more traditional lecture classes, but they have good integration classes as well, good opportunities for clinical rotations, everyone was serious but friendly, students seem happy, the school buildings themselves are nicely laid out, and I like that one of the required clerkships is making house calls for the elderly. Lots of other opportunities, like with the MPH program, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day is a little disorganized, you wind up missing out on parts of the day because you're coming and going a lot." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You have to wait a long time to find out if you got in." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great day at BU. I would love to go to school here. The professor I interviewed with was wonderful." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2004

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