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  • Boston University Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Psychology 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?

10 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?

5

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What do you see yourself researching in the future?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Do you feel like your research interests match the lab's?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What have you been working on (research)?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think you want to work on? I found it difficult because there are lots of things I'm interested in, and I know they're basing decisions at this point on the best fit, and you really want to make sure that you sound like you fit the lab." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading over articles, BU's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were nice, but not in the fake overenthusaistic way. The program generally impressed me. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I wasn't interviewing with one of the professors that I was originally was supposed to meet with. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It seems like a fantastic program that balances clinical work and research. They also have a very structured program in terms of classes and clinical experience and most of the advisers don't micromanage, which I find a definite plus. The stipends are probably some of the best you will encounter anywhere. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

02/23/2009

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

10 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?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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