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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Why BU?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about you as a person... I know your file," Report Response

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

"Explain how the US health care system works?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"the whole interview was very engaging and interesting" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the ethics question: Would you operate on a patient that needs a small knee operation and has HIV? cost vs risk" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, BU Admissions website, relaxed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I loved the school's mission to serve everyone and its special focus to serve vulnerable populations. BMC is awesome and Boston's diversity is great. I would love to attend BU!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost is very high, the weather is really cold and the minority students I spoke with seemed really unhappy but they were primarily unhappy based on the location of the school (away from home) and happy about UBSM as a whole." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I did not need to stress about the interview but I am glad I read a bit on ethics before going. That it was going to be sooo cold!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I left very impressed with the school, I was pleasantly surprised about it mission and emphasize on serving the most vulnerable members of our population. The students seemed happy (with the exception of the minority students) and it seems that the clinical and educational experience would be excellent." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

1/7/2011

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?

8 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?

10 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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