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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

3

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 feel is different about the US health care system versus the health care system in India? (I had been doing some clinical shadowing there)" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What molecular biological procedures did you perform in research experience X?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think is the best attribute of RNA?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why MD/PhD? Why Boston?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reread AMCAS and secondary app, read book on American Health Care System, reviewed information on the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students were close and felt well taken care of by the school. 1.6 billion dollar new research grant was just received. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tuition is in most cases only partly provided." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"know the address of the medical school in advance because the taxi driver probably will not know how to get there" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Mostly good, although some better than others. Had an interview in which I was told one room and the doctor told another, which was a huge disaster, but worked out okay in the end." 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2006

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

8 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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