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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Tell me a little about yourself. Where do see yourself in 20 years?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses? What are you looking for in a medical school (generally) and then why are you interested in Tufts specifically?" Report Response

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

"Specific questions about things I said in my application i.e. "you said ..... in your application, what did you mean by that?"" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"question about the experience of a friend I knew who was tested positively for HD (I worked on an HD outreach project in undergrad)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Something about how the practice of medicine/being a doctor will be different 10 or 20 years down the line...can't remember the exact wording" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, interview help book with common questions, prepared answers to common questions, read over app. this was my first interview for i prepared a lot." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone was so nice! and seemed to really care about getting to know you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"really the only bad thing about tufts is the price...and maybe the fact that students are live all over boston so it seems like the sense of community might not be too strong...though the first year med students assured me that this wasn't true" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that it would be so stress free haha" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interview day was nearly painless, they gave you candy and delicious food, the dean as well as the rest of the admissions staff were amazingly kind and humble, they have new student facilities that are awesome, the school seems to really care about whether students are happy, and I would definitely be thrilled to go here! here's hoping!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

Boston Logan

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2010

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

8 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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