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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?

2 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)?

"How do your experiences in basic science research speak to your ability to be a successful physician?" Report Response

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

"Which extracurricular has most demonstrated your teamwork?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything else you want me to tell the adcom about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a day in your life in 20 years from the time you wake up until the time you go to sleep." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"(after mentioning that I hope to balance a family and potentially a surgical specialty) I know a lot of surgeons who aren't married. How are you going to find that balance if you are so busy?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Tufts website, SDN, reviewed my primary and secondary applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are super excited about the school and very friendly. Lots of support for the students by faculty and the administration. Genuine early clinical exposure. Boston is great. The candy in the interview room gets a thumbs up as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very, very expensive. One student told me there is a focus on primary care, though TUSM doesn't officially state that." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." 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?

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?

10/16/2008

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

7 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" Report Response

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