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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"How has X contributed to your interest in medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you become interested in service?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why should I tell the admissions committee to admit you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed potential questions, BU materials, college thesis, newspapers and articles re. current health issues, application materials" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pro-student attitude of the administration, quality of clinical training, diversity of patient population, focus on the underserved" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost and location of campus" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a wonderful interview. Instead of asking me the traditional banal questions, we spent a majority of time discussing issues related to healthcare and the development of my interest in those issues." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

LOG

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

BW Roundhouse

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/31/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

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