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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Who is (my name)?" Report Response

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

"What is good about US healthcare? What is bad about US healthcare? What can be done to improve US healthcare? You are a doctor and have 6 months to change healthcare, what is your plan?" Report Response

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

"Why should we choose you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A man is HIV positive, he wants surgery so he can ride his Harley, you are the orthopedic surgeon, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A man is HIV positive, he wants surgery so he can ride his Harley, you are the orthopedic surgeon, what do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read BUSM's website, SDN, went over US healthcare topics and primary application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"BU seems to offer a great clinical training with a diverse population of patients, Boston is a fun city with a lot to do." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost, would have liked to see a lecture hall and library and study area during the tour, interview was tough (felt like I hardly had a chance to finish my sentences)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview would focus mostly on ethical questions and healthcare questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2008

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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

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