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  • SUNY - University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Buffalo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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)?

"What was a time when your friends were doing something wrong? What did you do?" Report Response

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

"What are the good/bad qualities of your best friend?" Report Response

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

"If you could interview someone from the news, who would it be and what would you ask them? ps- They usually have the interviewees write a short, 10 minute essay before lunch. The topic for my day was what I would do if I won 10 mill. in the lotto." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why are sewer manhole covers round? (It sounds entirely irrelevant but I assure you, I was asked this question)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this site, mock interview at my college with preprofessional advising committee, practice on my own and with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed very excited about the school. I liked that they seemed relaxed and not cut-throat. I also liked their new integrated curriculum." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Buffalo is a cold cold windy place." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was positive overall. The first interview was a little short (20 min or so) and I was asked the wacky manhole question, but my second was much better. My interviewer ( a med student) was more relaxed and it was very conversational. The questions were the easy type I'd prepared for so there were no suprises there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/16/2003

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