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  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

1 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 didn't you write anything interesting on your application?" Report Response

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

"I thought people at your school were supposed to be smart." Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No, tell me how Arab men really are (trying to get me to speak negatively about them)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The interviewer pretending to sleep." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read on SDN and about the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions director gave us candy. P/F first year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers was nice, the other was super duper racist, pretended to sleep 2x, called me boring after he introduced himself, etc. I had other people recount similar experiences after my interview (school clearly has major issues with rude interviewers). Students didn't seem too excited and school was CRAZY expensive and building was so small." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was prepared to deal with an incredibly rude and offensive interviewer." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Hated my Tufts experience. Can't believe that many people have really bad interview experiences. The interviews are also adcom members so it's not like you can really complain. The school was okay, but it didn't look the students liked it that much, nor were opportunities plenty, and it seemed like post interview acceptance rate wasn't that high." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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?

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

October 2015

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

No Response

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

1 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Have interviewers who aren't adcom." Report Response

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