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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"From where does your interest in medicine stem?" Report Response

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

"What challenges do you anticipate in your career?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your experience volunteering in an ED." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Anticipated challenges." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical experience that the school offers. And their mission to care for all. They seemed genuine in that regard. No one is turned away." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost, and the fact that the school is losing money and wrapped up in a lawsuit with the state over reimbursement." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interviewer would be SO down to earth. Awesome guy." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Take a deep breath and relax. The interviewer was very disarming. Smile. Have confidence in you app. because it's solid, and you worked your ass off. They know that, but you have to show them how everything you've done has convinced you to be a doc." 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?

2-3 hours

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?

11/06/2009

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?

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?

5 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?

5 out of 10

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