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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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Do you have a best friend? Name one good quality and one bad quality." Report Response

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

"Ethical question: What do you think about abortion?" Report Response

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

"Has someone ever called you by a derogatory name?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions that were most interesting to me had to do with my background. For example, one interviewer asked me to clarify some of the chronological events that happened in my life." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have a group of people that you were with, ever used a derogatory term towards another group? What did you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, Review Amcas Application, Resume, Personal statement." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The fact that the interviewers role play. It took me a while to figure out what they were doing. Also I was able to ask as many questions as possible." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The first interviewer appeared to be uninterested. Again, I believe that he was role playing. Perhaps he was the patient and I the physician and my role was to spark some interest." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish that I knew that the admissions staff would be so kind and helpful. This knowledge would have made me less anxious about the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall this was a positive experience for me. I was given a tour of the medical school campus and most interesting the gross anatomy laboratory. Each person from U.B. Med, from the librarian to the Computer laboratory personnel to the the admissions staff to the interviewers were positive and that made me more positive." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/26/2003

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