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  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"My interviewer was way more intense than most. He was a psychiatrist and I had no idea what he was thinking. Do you have any regrets about undergrad?" Report Response

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

"what are you researching?" Report Response

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

"why BU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So you say you want to work with the underserved. Have you ever done it? What did you learn?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you deal with the grief of the loss that you experienced?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The curriculum is super innovative and constantly evolving,moving more and more to small group work. The dean of admissions is great. Students seem really happy. Boston is an amazing city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were not that great considering what you are paying to come here. Cost." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"BU is not close to a T stop. While this seems minor, it means that the possible areas in which you can live is limited by how much time you want to spend commuting. Boton living is expensive. Having a car here is a bad idea, but necessary for years 3 and 4" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very early start (730 am). History presentation from dean, interview, lunch with students, finaid, housing, tour, wrap-up and done by 230." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2008

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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