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  • Harvard Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me about your research in (X)." Report Response

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

"Issues about public health and justice" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself...How will you contribute..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Long talk about my research" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing unusual." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read about the school and spoke to many people who attend(ed) it; also spoke to a handful of faculty." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"You can't beat the access to Boston hospitals. The facilities reflect the astronomical endowment they get. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The sense that the students there are the best of the best. While Harvard attracts students who can attain high marks, I found many of them difficult to talk to. I do not think these are the type of people I want as classmates. The school is too comfortable in the knowledge that 80% of their acceptances choose to attend. It is a smug place." 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?

In 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?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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