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those who interviewed at pitt....general questions

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by twinklit, Dec 1, 2005.

  1. twinklit

    twinklit UCSF2010
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    for those who interviewed for this current cycle, any advice/warnings? it will be my FIRST interview in addition to my first time flying. I will be coming from southern california. here are some questions:

    when day was your interview? how early did you arrive in pittsburgh, and when did you leave pittsburgh?
    what did you eat while in pittsburgh?
    during the interview, was there anything you were impressed by, or not too impressed by?
    how many other people were there on the interview date?
    Sorry if i asked so many questions. any help would be appreciated, thanks.
     
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  3. Mysteree

    Mysteree Senior Member
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    I have an upcoming interview at Univ of Pitt as well. So any information would be helpful as well. I'm also curious about the city itself. I was looking at the crime rate of Pittsburgh, and was surprised to discover that it was pretty high. Being a woman, that's something I have to take into account as well. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    1. Interviewed on 11/21. Arrived the night before around 11:45pm. Left Pitt the day of my interview at 6pm.
    2. Ate dinner at the airport, brunch at Pitt, and then dinner again at the airport.
    3. I was impressed by the students and facilities. Not unimpressed. Loved the school.
    4. 70-ish students when I was there. An auditorium full of students.
    :luck:
     
  6. tinman831

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    My interview was on the 9th. I few in the day before and left the day after (just because I wasn't confident in being able to get to the airport right after the interview). I had Mc Donalds while I was there (I didn't want to spend too much money).

    I was really impressed by the school. The facilities were great, the students seemed really happy. There were around 40 people (I think) there when I interviewed. It was a pretty laid back interview. They stressed SOO many times that they were trying to make it as easy on us as possible that it started to get a little weird :) Check out the interview feedback section for other peoples opinions on the school as well. :D
     
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    I didn't really feel uncomfortable at all walking around the school at night (then again, I'm a male). There were lots of students walking around at that time (8-9pm). I don't know if you'd want to walk around ANYWHERE in the wee hours of the morning though. I felt pretty safe there and everyone seemed to be really friendly. :)
     

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