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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why BU?" Report Response

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

"Why not NYU? (even though I didn't even apply there)" Report Response

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

"Ethics question." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical decisions regarding the separation of conjoined twins. Basically, when would the risk outweigh the benefit." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If I refused to do the above surgery, but the parents insisted on it and would leave the country to get it done elsewhere- what would I do? (granted i am the top surgeon)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, BUSM website, other interviews, ethics sites..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice campus, Boston seems cool." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bostonians can be hella rude. I grew up in NYC, but gees.. these people try to be rude! (not at the school, but in the city)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was going to get grilled on multiple q's regarding the ethics question above." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was not bad at all. The interviewer even said I did a good job with my responses" 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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