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  • Tufts 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?

3 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?

20 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)?

"Which other schools did you apply to?" Report Response

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

"I'm your advocate to the admissions committee. What would you like me to emphasize?" Report Response

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

"Which other schools did you apply to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As an older student, how do you feel about going back to school with people so young?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing hard" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDNet, talked to former students, practice interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm of the current students, how thorough the presentations by the admissions office were. NEMC is a very pretty hospital. Early and constant clinical exposure (if you want it). The school has an office to help you find housing. Also, the sandwiches at lunch were very tasty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lecture halls are dark, screens are small. They keep repeating that board scores are almost exactly on the national average." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you want to do a dual degree, you will have to take classes instead of participating in the selectives." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day starts relatively late (9:45 AM) and we spent the entire morning listening to presentations. During lunch, you have the opportunity to chat with first- and second-year students. After lunch there is a rushed tour, then they start cycling everyone through their interviews." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2007

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

9 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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