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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"Discuss the U.S. health care system." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your hobbies, your family, etc." Report Response

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

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you like going to art museums?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked a difficult follow up question about my research." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Lots of mock interviews, researched the U.S. and Canadian health care systems online, researched biomedical ethics (University of Washington website), SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Almost everything. Boston is an amazing city! The students at BU were extremely warm and friendly, and I really like that BU is committed to serving underserved populations." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is no T stop close to the campus, so be prepared to take a bus or a cab." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great experience. My interviewer didn't ask me any truly difficult questions. He just wanted to get to know me. I was also very impressed with how familiar he was with my application." 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?

2-3 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2006

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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