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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?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Tell me your story. Why MD? Has anyone ever convinced you NOT to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why BU? Why boston? What qualities do you have that would make you a good physician?" Report Response

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

"If there is anything you could change about your application/credentials, what would it be? (prepare to defend any sub-par MCAT scores or course grades)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about an ethical dilemma you have experienced." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about an ethical dilemma you have experienced. What were the pros and cons of both sides. (they want you to really think so they will most likely challenge anything you have to say)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, reviewed priamry adn secondary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"facilities, the dean of admissions" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"make sure you know your application backwards and forwards!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Casual laid back at first, then very stressfull." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2006

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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