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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

How you think you did?

7 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?

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 like to do in your spare time?" Report Response

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

"ethical question" Report Response

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

"Give me a brief summary of your life " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What motivates you to get up in the morning?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"ethical question: Decide between giving $4000 treatment that was well-researched and known to work vs. giving a $2000 treatment that was not as well known or researched. Which treatment would you give your patients, given that the hospital CEO was pressuring you to give the new, cheaper treatment?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read school website, application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the dean was great--a bit eccentric but entertaining. the 4th years were also great--they gave a lot of useful advice and information about the school. the whole day was very well structured and organized." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tuition" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt pretty relaxed during the interview, although at times, I felt my interviewer was rushing me while I was answering the questions. I felt he was really trying to get to know me as a person. Out of all the interviews I've had, I felt this was fairly easygoing and not really intimidating. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/03/2004

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