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  • Boston 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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Let's say you are an emergency psychiatrist. A patient, who may be HIV positive, may not be using safe sex (he was raped while in prison). His wife is sitting in the waiting. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"The second question was a variation of the first, but instead of the patient having a wife he was a homosexual." Report Response

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

"Most of the interview was a conversation." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The first question asked." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The first question asked." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked up ethics questions on SDN and with my health advisers, and with a close friend who is knowledgeable." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer was a kind, talented, personable professional. It was both educational and enlightening to speak with him. He obviously feels very passionately about his profession and about the school. And it's not as expensive as everyone makes it out to be on SDN (though it is expensive). The curriculum is traditional but unique and impressive. From my teaching background, I could tell they put a lot of thought into planning their curriculum and could really appreciate that." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was a little overwhelmed at first by some of the prestigious universities some of the interviewers attended (Harvard, Yale, Brown, etc). But I just relaxed, told myself there's a reason why I was invited, and just enjoyed the experience." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great experience! Keep an open-mind, and see it as a way to explore your options." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Logan

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2009

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. It's best as an applicant to not call if you can help it, but use the internet system you enro" Report Response

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