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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 about activity X." Report Response

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

"What are you doing now that you have graduated?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None, the interview was a laid back conversation about my activities/experiences" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview feedback, healthcare policy reading, went over primary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the dean and professors that we met, the diversity of the patient population and extensive medical center facilities/campus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of parking in the area" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the BU Medical Campus is not on the BU Main Campus by the Charles River, it is in the South End" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was actually very pleasant and I learned a lot about the school. It was very relaxed and the dean kept reiterating that it was just a way for the school to meet us and see if we were a good fit for BU, not an interrogation. My interviewer was so nice and put me completely at ease. We just chatted for over an hour about my activities and experiences, he never asked one ethical or health care question. " 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

PVD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Courtyard Marriot, South Boston

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2006

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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