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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?

8 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why BU?" Report Response

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

"What's an ethical situation you've encoutered? Tell me about your volunteer work. How will your multicultural background will help you in medicine." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think your multicultural background will help you in medicine." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe an ethical situation you were in." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed all my materials. I also hung out with a bunch of medical students throughout the weekend before my interview and got a good sense of what it was like to go to BU." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students are so happy to be there and proud to go to BU. Also, students are trained to be very good clinicians and are ready for 3rd and 4th years and also do well in matches. Boston is a great place to live." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Old facilities, cost of school, number of people they interviewed this year (1000 accepting about 320)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How easy it is to get around Boston. You can walk anywhere and the public trasnit is not bad. Taxis are also easy to get as well. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day was what others have posted here. Morning the dean talked to us, then we had a QandA with a faculty member. Talk about housing and financial aide. Then interview with faculty. Lunch, tour, then a wrap up inspirational remarks from the dean. It was anice one, especially because I got to meet with some BU students the weekend before and get a real good flavor of what the school had to offer." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/08/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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