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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?

50 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)?

"How would you measure someone's percent body fat?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever had to deliver bad news? Have you ever heard anyone make a racially/ethnically insulting remark towards someone else and how did you handle it? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They were all pretty interestin and broke up some of the monotony of the interview circuit." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How many gas stations are there in the US? Think about how you'll reason this one out." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, talked to a family member who livesin Buffalo, read about the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewers went out of the way to make me feel like I had a personal connection to the school after our conversation, everyone seems so down home friendly and proud to be at the school and a citizen of Buffalo" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the lighting in those long hallways is bleak, the library looked a bit outdated" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the admissions office was hard to find so leave a lot of time in the morning" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked Buffalo and had a good interview experience. It seems to provide a great community with large resources. The new curriculum is a good balance and you're out of class almost most days by noon. Basically, people move to Buffalo for a reason, and it's not a snow fettish. They like being around smart, interesting people without the hassel, expense or attitude of a large city. I like that. The school is forward thinking and will provide anything you need - you just have to seek it out. Great value, solid medical education. My interviewers tried to make the standardized format as low key as possible and admitted they didn't love the questions. They change the pop essays all the time, it seems, so don't stress." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/13/2002

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